The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Neuenburgersee in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. La Tène culture developed and flourished during the late Iron Age (from 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE) in Belgium, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania. #art #relic
"A Spoonful of Sugar...." from "Georgian Gentleman" - This is a fascinating and very informative blog post about the status of sugar in 18th century Britain. Sugar was not only a profitable trade commodity, but it generated an entire homegrown industry for various utensils and tools. In addition, there were in fact 6 different grades of sugar on the market - something I hadn't known about.