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Bar shot excavated at a Revolutionary War military site

Object Number: 
INV.6318.390
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 4 3/4 in. ( 40.6 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron bar shot; two half-circles connected by rectangular bar.
Gallery Label: 
This bar shot was found on August 6, 1896 at Audobon Avenue and 194th 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. It was formerly owned by F.W. Hofele.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group