Castle Hill Archaeological Project

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Lead musket balls.
Iron cannon balls that would have been used in a small swivel cannon.
An iron gun "worm" used to extract unfired shot from a musket barrel.
Iron swivel for a gun strap.
Example of a Russian cannon at Castle Hill (early nineteenth century).
Examples of Castle Hill gunflints.
"Large garnets can be found in schist... Because of the shortage of lead, the Kolosh use them instead of shot to kill sea animals." [Khlebnikov's 1817-1832 report, 1976:39]