Be an Object Detective – can you guess what today’s Mystery Object is?

Here are some clues to help you:
Looking at this object, can you guess what material it is made of?
What shapes do you see when you look at this artifact?
What do you think this artifact was used for?
Do we use any tools like this today?

 

Yesterday’s Mystery Object was a Musket Ball Mold.

It is used by pouring hot, liquid metal, into the mold. As the hot liquid cools down it becomes a solid and the rounded musket ball can be removed.