Lilia Discovered Along Antonine Wall

The Herald: The discovery of defensive pits known as lilia, which were lined with sharp stakes, along Scotland's Antonine Wall has given insight into Roman warfare on the Empire's borders. New excavations along the Antonine Wall, the 2nd century structure that runs 38 miles across southern Scotland, have given insight into defensive methods of the Roman army. Archaeologists have uncovered lilia, pits lined with sharp stakes, which were used for defense at Mumrills Fort near Falkirk. Also discovered were grain, pottery and other artifacts leading researchers to believe that the fort had a cookhouse.

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