Sling Bullet

1921.01.0031

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Artifact Identification Sling Bullet   (1921.01.0031)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Ammunition
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 1st - 6th century CE
Culture Roman
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 6.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.2 cm
Weight 55.4 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5yr 6/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Roman ceramic sling bolt. Ovoid in shape, pointed at each end.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Mary L. Trowbridge Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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