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Artillery shell fragment excavated at a Revolutionary War military site

Object Number: 
INV.6318.389
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment.
Gallery Label: 
This shell fragment was found at 192nd Street, 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