Grapeshot Ball Fragment


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Grapeshot Ball Fragment   (1967.03.0005E)
    1. Science & Technology T&E
    2. :
    3. Armaments
    4. :
    5. Ammunition
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 18th century
    Culture Spanish

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 3.1 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 2.0 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.1 cm
    Weight 26 g
    Measuring Remarks None
    Materials Metal--Lead
    Manufacturing Processes Cast
    Munsell Color Information White (N 9.5/) -ns Yellowish Gray ( 5Y 7/1) -ns

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Auction and exhibit mentioned in 2 uncredited magazine articles (on file under acc. group 1967.01-3) and Coin World (30 Nov. 1966, p.3), "Exhibit To Spotlight Treasure Found In Sunken Ships Off Florida's Coast" (also on file under acc. group). Also on file in same place is photocopy of catalog from Schulman Coin and Mint sale of artifacts from the same find.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
    Reproduction no
    Reproduction Information N/A

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