British Iron Age Celtic 'Ribbed Cone' Woad Grinder
Copper-alloy, 32.42 grams, 83.28 mm. 1st century BC. A solid cast grinder bed with ribbed cone terminals above plain collars, the outer faces decorated with transverse bands. A central square plate is pierced for suspension. The inner surface is smooth. Reference: cf. Murawski, P.G. Benet's Artefacts of England and the United Kingdom, Ely, 2003 item I14-0401. Very fine condition, complete. Provenance: found Lincolnshire, England in the 1930's.