Show-case 7: Hunting

- Discovery of Bones

When population became denser, the living space of game was reduced. To-day, in these hunting grounds only deer, rabbits and rarely stags can be found; partridge or wild boar are not here any more.

 

 

- Bullet drawing tongs

Into the closed tongs liquid lead was filled; after cooling down, the bullet slipped out when opening the tongs.

 

- Point of a harpoon

The liege lords of Eisenberg possessed several fish ponds. For fishing, a harpoon was needed.

 

 

- Misericord

A misericord was a big hunting knife with which the hunter could give the finishing stroke to the game.