Lead object

Object Number: 
INV.5716.141
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 5.4 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical body with circular base, and four circular knobs protruding from body.
Gallery Label: 
This object was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse deposit near a military camp and fort at Richmond, Staten Island. Built after the arrival of British forces under General William Howe in July, 1776, the fort was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group