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Catalog Number 2014.44.18
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The case has a relief of U.S. Corp of Engineers Castle, Caduceus, and an eagle atop a device with two stars inside (likely a US Service Banner representing two members in uniform) on an embossed background. Fluted lower section and lightly flared top. Reddish patination on the fluted lower section. Upper section has light and dark discoloration in recesses.

Inscription:16 20 (around Castle) AEF

Headstamp: 75 DEC C 501L17C (other stamps: 1. G 2. Ln)
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Vases
Engineers