Hollow bullet (2)

Hollow bullet (2)
Title
Hollow bullet (2)
Date 
1750-1783
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Brass object; hollow, rounded cone comprised of top and bottom halves that screw together.
Credit Line 
Gift of Thomas Muir
Object Number 
1911.32ab
Gallery Label 
This object was found in June, 1890 by Thomas Muir at the breastworks of Green Island, on the north end of Clay Island in Lake George, New York. According to its accession sheet, the object is a shell bullet used to carry messages during the Revolutionary War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group