Flint and lead shot [possibly musket]

Agency/Maker
Convict (Unknown)
Production date
1790-1820
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Brief description
Flint and lead shot such as musket balls were used in firearms in Parramatta 1789-1840s. Flint was also used as part of a tinderset for lighting domestic fires.
Media/Materials
flint and lead
Measurements
Flint 1 2.5cm x 2.5cm x 1cm (1" x 1" x 3/8")
Flint 2 2cm x 2cm x 1cm (3/4" x 3/4" x 1/4")
Lead shot 1 diameter 1cm (1/2")
lead Shot 2 diameter 1/2cm (3/8")
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Accession date
16 Aug 2012
Object number
ARC2012.12.4.GCS

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