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Musket cock with flint excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.434ab
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron, stone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 10.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Iron musket cock with flint, excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
This object was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee 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