Artillery shell

Object Number: 
1912.46
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shell was found in a trench at Santiago, Cuba, in 1899.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group