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Artillery shell

Object Number: 
1948.610
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 in. ( 14 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell; with hole.
Gallery Label: 
This shell was found in 1880 by Christopher Hobson in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend George W. Arms
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group