Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - An unparalleled historical source

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James Blake Wiener
by World Heritage Experience Switzerland
published on 12 September 2018
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The Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps comprises a selection of 111 out of more than 1000 known archaeological pile dwelling sites in six countries around the Alps (Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia). The serial property is composed by the remains of prehistoric pile dwelling settlements dating from 5000 to 500 BC which are merely situated under water, on lake shores, along rivers or in wetland, offering exceptional conservation conditions for organic materials like wood, textiles, plant residue and bones.

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Switzerland, W. H. E. (2018, September 12). Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - An unparalleled historical source. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1551/prehistoric-pile-dwellings-around-the-alps---an-un/

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Switzerland, World Heritage Experience. "Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - An unparalleled historical source." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1551/prehistoric-pile-dwellings-around-the-alps---an-un/.

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Switzerland, World Heritage Experience. "Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - An unparalleled historical source." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Sep 2018. Web. 21 Oct 2021.