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See also: Ochsenfeld

Material name: chert
Synonyms: Hornstein, hornstone)
Material (geologic): Eluvial Jurassic chert
detail of typical nodule
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

Locality: Tempelhof near Ochsenfeld, Eichstätt district, Franconian Alb, Bavaria, Germany
Synonyms: Ochsenfeld, Gut "Tempelhof", mining site D 22; Ochsenfeld, Tempelhof, Adelschlag, mining site D 44. Numbering of mining sites according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999).
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 48 51' 09" N
Long. 011 09' 38" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

See also the detailed map and the page on nearby Ochsenfeld.

click here for a detailed topografical map (40 KBytes). or here for a map with further sites in the Eichstätt region.
Additional information: View of sampling area towards "Tempelhof"-farm
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2000
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (44 KBytes). Flake of grey chert from Tempelhof
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Split nodule with encapsulated fossil
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (73 KBytes).
Material and colour: N/A
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (62 KBytes). Strongly patinated (prehistoric) flake from Tempelhof
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
  surface with plenty, but mostly mediocre chert
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2000
Archaeological description: N/A

Last modified on:
February 6, 2001
Contents primarily by:
Rengert Elburg
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