Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rifle hammer
  • Country Unknown
  • rifle hammer, late 1800s–2007
  • metal
  • Object Length/Width: 6.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0412

This metal piece with three arms is possibly iron. One arm is short, with a flat surface. Another is cylindrical and curves at the top. The third is flattened from side to side and curves down to a prominent lobe with a square hole through it.