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Brass object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.462
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Brass object excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; bullet-shaped head with triangular body.
Gallery Label: 
This object was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th St. in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group