Iron component

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Iron component associated with other materials, recovered from a composite concretion.
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Measurements
520 x 75 x 58
Media/Materials description
Iron
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts. This item was recovered from a concretion in the stern excavations.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA8857.2

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