Artillery shell fragment excavated at a Revolutionary War military site

Object Number: 
INV.6318.397
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 19.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment.
Gallery Label: 
This shell fragment was excavated by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others at a military camp that extended between 190th and 194th Streets, and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues, near Laurel Hill in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group