The Adam Park Project

Shell Fragment

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: 20/07/11 Source: TAPP Archaeology Surveys Location: No 19 20 Adam Park Report No: Report No.9 Artifact Type: Shell Fragment Production Date: 2011-04-15 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: 57mm x 45mm Copyright with The Adam Park Project

Other Description:

Item 20/07/11 was relatively large and similar to other shell fragments found around the estate that have been identified as 60mm HE mortar rounds. However this item had no inscription only a machined hatching halfway down the external face

Historic Context:

The lack of any visible inscriptions suggest this is a Japanese fuse and indicative of the area being shelled during the fighting

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