Anzac Gallipoli Archaeology Database

Artefact Ordnance
Feature ID:
528
Artefact No.:
304
Ordnance
Survey Date:
11 September 2012
The Nek
Period:
c. 1915
Turkish
Deployed By:
Turkish
Length (cm):
7.5
Width (cm):
Preservation:
excellent
Associated Feature:
525
metal
Photographed:
Yes
Description:
Unexpended rifle cartridge - probably from same magazine clip as A303. Ferrous corrosion of the bullet, and green oxidation of the cartridge case.The bullet has a pointed nose. The base of the cartridge has part of the charger or clip attached. Dimensions: Cartridge case: 5.4cm long, 1.2cm diameter base, 0.89cm diameter top. Bullet: 0.95cm diameter at the base x 2.27cm long.

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