Bomb Shell Fragment

Object Number: 
1919.21
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 12.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment; curved.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shell fragment was found at Calwdell on Lake George in New York. It was probably fired by British, French, or American artillery forces during the French and Indian or Revolutionary Wars.
Credit Line: 
Gift of F.C.T. Berk
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group