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18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Ammunition You May Not Have Seen Before.


Musket lead round ball joined together in 2s with brass wire. This is to inflict more damage.
17th century. Recovered from the wreck of the Batavia.
http://museum.wa.gov.au/maritime-archaeology-db/artefacts/bat7072-lead;
17th century lead shot. The small shot looks as though it could have been made with a hole punch.

http://www.mcc.gouv.qc.ca/phips/wreck17.htm;