|Object Name||Art, Shell|
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)
World War I