Cannon Ball, Round Shot
Accession number: 6-59
Date: 1700 – 1850
Measurements: 17.78 cm Diameter
Narrative: Found on Jerseymans Island
Description: Round, spherical, and very heavy.
History of Use: Used as a projectile and shot from a cannon the purpose was to cause damage to other ships and buildings. Round shot was used by naval guns during most of the age of sail.