cannon ball

Description
Cast iron cannonball with a diameter of 11.6cm. It is smooth and spherical with some pitting.
According toexpert from NMS (1997) this is likely to have been for a cast, muzzle-loading gun known as a saker, dating from the 16th century through to the early 18th century.
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Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:Dia 11.6cm (Dia 4 9/16")
Accession number
1978-186-022

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