The stone head of Antenociticus

  • Description

    "The stone head of Antenociticus - the local god found near Condercum in Benwell , west Newcastle upon Tyne, on display in the Hadrian's Wall gallery. Discovered in 1862, at a pre-Roman shrine of a native British god the temple of Antenociticus. Condersum (Benwell) Fort is one of 13 permanent forts added to the line of Hadrian’s Wall during its construction. Built circa AD 178-8, probably to mark the promotion of the Roman cavalry prefect who dedicated an altar in the temple to Antenociticus."
  • Owner

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (Pintrest)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
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