Spikes (2) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.525-526
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 3/4 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron spikes excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
These spikes were excavated on October 6, 1936 by the Field Exploration Committee at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, at Payson Avenue and Beak Street in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group