Artillery shell fragment excavated at a Revolutionary War military site

Title:
Artillery shell fragment excavated at a Revolutionary War military site
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number: 
INV.6318.400
Gallery Label: 
This shell fragment was excavated in 1903 by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others at 190th Street and Audobon Avenue, within the area of a military camp that extended between 190th and 194th Streets, and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues, near Laurel Hill in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group