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The Eildon Hills, Melrose, Scottish Borders.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEBTmALiYls The Eildon Hills lie just to the south of Melrose and overlook the town and the Trimontium site at Newstead. The three peaks gave…

Ermine Street Guard.

The Ermine Street Guard is a classical re-enactment and living history society founded in 1972. Its primary objective is to study and display weapons, tactics…

Leather Shoe: NMS ref

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpFXvDymlXk Video copyright National Museums Scotland This intricately fine leather shoe was found in one of Trimontium’s pit sites. It has a light upper attached…

Burnswark, Hillfort Under Attack: Ancient Warfare Magazine

Hillfort Under Attack – Ancient Warfare MagazineDownload This six page article by Duncan B. Campbell in the Ancient Warfare magazine focusses on Burnswark Hill. It…

Caltrop : Replica

A Caltrop, or Tribulus, is a weapon made up of two or more sharp nails or spines arranged in such a manner that one of…

Caligae : TT collection : replica

Caligae are heavy-soled hob-nailed military boots known for being issued to Roman legionary soldiers and auxiliaries. Worn by all ranks up to and including centurions,…

Bullets, Ballistas, and Burnswark: A Roman Assault on a Hillfort in Scotland

Bullets, Ballistas, and Burnswark – Current ArchaeologyDownload Written by Trimontium Trust Chairman John Reid, this is a seven page article in Current Archaeology magazine. It…

Bronze Jug : NMS ref X.FRA 1194

https://youtu.be/sIjBMfVIKaE Video © National Museums Scotland. This stunning bronze jug was found at Trimontium during the 1905-1910 excavations and now on display in National Museums…

Ballista : Replica by Roman Military Research Society

The ballista was an ancient weapon that launched either bolts or stones at a distant target. This replica ballista is on display in our museum…

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