Anzac Gallipoli Archaeology Database

Artefact Barbed wire
Feature ID:
535
Artefact No.:
310
Barbed wire
Survey Date:
11 September 2012
The Nek
Period:
c. 1915
Turkish
Deployed By:
ANZAC
Length (cm):
42
Width (cm):
2
Preservation:
Associated Feature:
534
metal
Photographed:
Yes
Description:
Barbed wire segment with 5 barbs. Double strand helix, ferrous corrosion. British type. One barb almost entirely corroded. Found at south end of trench F534. Dimensions: 42.0cm long; barbs are 2cm long and spaced 8cm apart. More barbed wire in situ (not collected) found nearby along trench F534.

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