Handle excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.442
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 8.3 x 4.1 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Iron handle excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; flat, slightly curved handles attached to circular hinge.
Gallery Label: 
This handle was excavated by Reginald Pelham 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 at 204th St. in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group