Discoveries in a richly appointed 2,600-year-old burial chamber point to surprisingly close ties between Central Europe’s earliest cities and Mediterranean societies. Dated to 583 B.C., this grave also helps pin down when people inhabited what may have been the first city north of the Alps.
A fabulous hoard of jewelry and unprecedented objects recovered from the grave of a high-ranking Celtic lady who lived more than 2,500 years ago hint at far-flung trade across Europe.
Archaeological Context The next stage of the ancient alcohol flavorscapes story begins with the discovery and excavation of a grave. We don’t know the name of the individual buried in what professional archaeologists call a tumulus, an earthen mound about… Read More
Flyover of the Heuneburg hillfort posted on the University of Munich site as part of the BEFIM project.
Video accompanying the 2012 exhibit on the Celts in Stuttgart at which some of the finds from the Landscape of Ancestors project were featured.
View of the reconstructed mudbrick fortification system seen from the Danube Plain and some of the reconstructed interior buildings at the Heuneburg hillfort.
The computer animation was commissioned by the Tübingen Landesamt für Denkmalpflege (F. Kleina and T. Kreß) and eventually included the ring and pin head ornament as well as the belt area.
UW-Milwaukee video accompanying a joint program with Kevin Cullen, then at Discovery World, who developed the “Ale through the Ages” experimental brewing series held there at the time. Mead of Hochdorf Brewed for an “Ale through the Ages” event… Read More