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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cannonball   (1967.03.0007)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Ammunition
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1700 – 1750
Culture Spanish

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 10.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 10.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 3663 g
Measuring Remarks Spherical-- measured as if the object were still complete.
Materials Metal--Iron
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (5YR 3/6) -Interior patination. White (10BG 9/.5) -Encrustation. Dark Grayish Reddish Brown (2.5YR 2/2) -Interior.

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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