Fragments of antefixes

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Fragments of antefixes

The ceramic plaques placed at the eaves of the roof of the bath house. Their motif was a pair of dolphins. Beside them is shown a cast of an antefix from the same mould, found at the fortress of the Second Augustan legion at Caerleon in South Wales. This was founded around AD 75. The use of the same mould at the two fortresses is an important clue that the legion moved around AD 75 from Exeter to Caerleon. (Cast provided by the National Museum of Wales).

Acknowledgments: Exeter Archaeology RAM Museum

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