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Mattock head

Object Number: 
Z.2963
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Iron, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 in. ( 26 cm )
Marks: 
typed: tag with object: "HENRY O'REILLY/Battle of Williamsburg/VA"
Description: 
Wrought iron mattcok head with steel blade edge and loop or socket for handle.
Gallery Label: 
A mattock is a digging tool with the features of an adz and an ax or pick.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group