Iron object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.530
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 x 1 in. ( 14 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Iron object excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; spike-shaped.
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 204th Street, in Washington Heights. It is possibly the butt-end of a pike.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group