Show-case 11: Civilization
In this vitrine, all those findings have been gathered, bearing evidence of life habits and fashion of the castle residents in Renaissance time.
When spinning wheels had not yet been invented, filaments were twisted by a spindle, and the wharl served as a fly wheel. (The wooden stick serves for illustration.)
This lead seal is a rarity. Sacks with merchandises were sealed; these lead seals were affixed to sacks containing commercial goods.
- Jew’s Harp
A Jew´s harp is a musical instrument from 14th / 15th century. The roudn part, a lyre-shaped frame, is put on the teeth and a metal tongue struck with the fingers. So sounds are produced and intensified by the ventricle of the mouth. (The new sample serves for illustration.)
In the castle and within its precincts 14 coins were found. The oldest one dates of the period before 1300, a silver bracteate of the time of Ludwig II of Bavaria, 1255 – 1294. The newer coins can be dated to about 1600.