Artillery shell fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War fo

Object Number: 
INV.6318.387
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment found near the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, along Audubon and Eleventh Avenues and between 190th and 194th Streets in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
This shell fragment was found in the garden of R.H. Bowne, Esq., near the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group