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The best pictures of Hadrian’s Wall

Posted in Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture, Best pictures, British Countryside, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Scotland on Tuesday, 7 July 2015

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The best pictures of Hadrian’s Wall depict Britain’s most famous Roman monument at the height of its significance.
The first picture of Hadrian’s Wall shows Roman soldiers in action defending Britain against the Picts and Scots.

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Hadrian's Wall by Harry Green

The second picture of Hadrian’s Wall shows the Emperor Hadrian assessing the progress during the building works.

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The Emperor Hadrian checks work on his wall by Peter Jackson

The third picture of Hadrian’s Wall shows a Roman legionary carrying the Standard of the lost Ninth Legion as the wall stretches behind him into the distance.

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A Roman legionary of the Ninth Legion carrying the standard with Hadrian's Wall stretching far behind him, by Graham Coton

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