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Wednesday, 11 May 2016

What Do You See Here?

The description is as follows:
X-ray of a Brown Bess musket recovered by LAMP archaeologists from an American Revolutionary War era shipwreck lost in December 1782. It is believed to be a 1769 Short Land Pattern and is loaded with buck & ball



What do you see?

2 comments:

Unknown said...

Keith, It looks to be a modified version of buck and ball. I see 3 pieces of buck, a ball and what appears to be 5 pieces of shot a distance in front of the ball. It could be some other debris,but that is what it looks like to me, cheers ! Andrew

Keith H. Burgess said...

That's what I see too Andrew.
Keith.