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An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD
An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD
An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl from Southern Germany. SOLD
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Celtic "La Tene" period c.300 B.C. An excellent Celtic "La Tene" pottery spindle whorl found many years back on Mount Ipf,  a Celtic Hill Fort, near Bopfingen, Southern Germany. A robust example fashioned from a hard dark clay with a incised border around edge of main face. Hole in the center for a wooden spindle to the end of which raw sheep's wool would be attached and the entire spindle then spun to form yarn for making clothes. [ Mount Ipf is a mostly treeless mountain, near Bopfingen, Southern Germany with a Celtic Hill fort on its top. The fort is situated on an isolated hill, with a flattened summit surrounded by a stone wall, ditch an large counterscarp ( outer bank ).  The Ipf is located in the near of the Swabian Alb and near the river Danube. See web link for more info -  http://home.bawue.de/~wmwerner/english/ipf.html ] , from a German collection, A couple of tiny old knocks otherwise intact and in very good condition, an interesting Celtic artefact from a very interesting and famous European site, 78mm long x 64mm wide x 35mm thick, details and photos of Mount Ipf hill fort included.
 


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