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Artillery shell

Artillery shell
Title
Artillery shell
Date 
1870-1890
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 4 in. ( 20.3 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Iron artillery shell; conical with scew-on cap and wood fragment attached to cap bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of John H. Thompson
Object Number 
1912.46
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this shell was found in a trench at Santiago, Cuba, in 1899.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group