Nails

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Thirteen copper, rose head nails, square chamfered shanks, tapering to round flat tips. Found together in concretion. Also silicone cast of wrought iron square bolt with Broad Arrow mark (1 unit); negative mould rought iron square pipe (2 units) oved to CS.E.28.2
Measurements
1) Length 48- 64 (1 7/8"- 2 1/2")
Media/Materials description
Copper alloy
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.
Thirteen copper, rose head nails, square chamfered shanks, tapering to round flat tips. Found together in concretion.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA332

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