Tuesday 6 May 2014 by John Holloway. 4 comments
Education at the Memorial, News

What is it?

Examine this object and tell us what you think it is in the comments. 

We will post the answer and the full story next week!

This is #9 in the Education team's Collection Detection series, where we look at an unusual collection item and the story behind it.

Comments

Bruce

Looks like an 'Aerial dart/vane' that were thrown from aircraft when flying over infantry during the early part of WW1.

Matt

It might be a flechette, WW1 or 2 vintage

Chris

Is it a spike for a trench periscope

B Davis

Is it a manual drill for making large holes in the ground