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Spoon handles (2) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.65-66
Date: 
1760-1775
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
largest: 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Pewter spoon handles excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; one handle is tapered.
Gallery Label: 
These spoon handles were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th and Academy Streets in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group