Iron object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Iron object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Title
Iron object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
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.
Object Number 
INV.5924.530
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