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LAKE DWELLINGS OF SWITZERLAND AND OTHER PARTS OF EUROPE.

Ferdinand Keller

LAKE DWELLINGS OF SWITZERLAND AND OTHER PARTS OF EUROPE.

by Ferdinand Keller

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This book will engage all those interested in European lake dwellings, wetland archaeology and the histor y of archaeology in the 19 t h cen tur y. T he c oll ecte d. The km shoreline is shared between Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The lake is essentially a bulge in the Rhine - mirroring Lake Geneva, an expansion of the Rhône, at the other end of.

These descriptions relate to the size of the image in the original printed book and not to the size they are displayed in this e-text. For reference: a full page was 26cm in height; Plate XIX is an example of a full page image; efforts have been made to retain the sizes of images relative to each other. THE LAKE DWELLINGS OF IRELAND.   Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra), officially the Swiss Confederation (Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica, hence the abbreviation "CH") is a mountainous country in Central Europe.. Switzerland is known for its mountains (Alps in the south, Jura in the northwest) but it also has a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large l: Bern.

  Pfahlbaumuseum, Germany. (Public Domain) There are sites in all, fifty-six of them in Switzerland with the rest in Germany, France, Austria, Italy and Slovenia, lying deep in lakes or buried on lake shores. They were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in June Nowhere else in the world is the development of settlement. Many found their way to museums around Europe and the site was further publicized with Ferdinand Keller’s publication of a book about Swiss pile dwellings and Robert Munro’s The Lake Dwellings of Europe in An estimated 2, objects were found: swords (mostly never having been used), lance heads, 22 shield bosses,


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LAKE DWELLINGS OF SWITZERLAND AND OTHER PARTS OF EUROPE by Ferdinand Keller Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lake Dwellings Of Switzerland And Other Parts Of Europe - PREFACE - WHEN about to visit Switzerland the summer before last, I was naturally desirous of obtaining information as to the antiquities discovered of late years in what have been rightly designated, by a well-known antiquarian friend, as the wonderful Pfddbauten Habitations lacustres, or lake by:   Excerpt from The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe, Vol.

1 of 2 In many cases the outer row of piles appears to have been covered or closed in by a kind of wattle or hurdle work, made of small twigs or branches, probably to lessen the splash of the water, or to prevent the piles from being injured by floating : Ferdinand Keller.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keller, Ferdinand, Lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe. London, Longmans, Green, and Co.,   The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe Item Preview The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller.

Publication date Publisher Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. The object of the following pages is to lay before English antiquaries a summary of what has hitherto been discovered respecting the lake dwellings of Switzerland, and the neighbour ing countries, together with a glance at the corresponding settlements in other parts of Europe.

The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe - A Review. A rare original article from the Geological Magazine, by Dr.

Ferdinand Keller. Geological Magazine, London, First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 2 pages, 1 plate. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy.

Size: Octavo standard book size. Cite this Record. Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe.

Keller. London: Unknown. (tDAR id: ). Full text of "The Lake-dwellings of Switzerland" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Keller published a series of papers on Swiss lake-dwellings, which were gathered together and translated into English in as a book, The lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe.

We do not have the journals containing his papers or his book in our collections. Ferdinand Keller (Decem – J ) was a Swiss is mainly known for his investigations of Swiss lake dwellings in –54, and work on the remains of the La Tène is the founder of the Antiquarische Gesellschaft in Zürich (Antiquarian Society in Zurich).Fields: Archaeology.

Pile Dwellings — Bronze Age Foothills of the Alps in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and Italy Provide a look at the lives of early farmers in Central and Western Europe. Neolithic farmers settled on lake shores Low lake levels in the Zurich region exposed cultural layers in the lake bottoms.

The design of these timber assemblies varied by the time of occupation, whether during the bronze or stone age, and also by geological conditions where the timbers rested.

The communities were called the Swiss Lake Dwellers and were located in various fresh water lakes around Zurich and. Lake Dwellings, a class of prehistoric habitations existing in some form in various parts of the world, but found in greatest perfection and most thoroughly explored in Scotland and Ireland they are called cran-noges.

They are of two kinds, fascine dwellings and pile dwellings. The former were built on a foundation of reeds or tree steins, woven together in horizontal layers. Switzerland (Country) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website.

1 news item, 7 images, 3 weblinks, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland. Knowledge of Neolithic times is derived principally from four sources, Tumuli or ancient burial-mounds, the Lake-dwellings of Switzerland, the Kitchenmiddens of Denmark and the Bone-Caves.

0 Of the laws of the Alamanni, who dwelt between the Rhine and the Lech, and spread over Alsace and what is now Switzerland to the south of Lake Constance.

Q: What Was J.R.R. Tolkien’s Inspiration for Lake-town in The Hobbit. ANSWER: Many readers have compared Tolkien’s Lake-town to Venice, especially pointing out the similarity between the Masters of Lake-town — who were elected to their positions “from among the old and the wise” — and the Doges of Venice, who were elected to their offices for life from among the leading merchant.

Your bike tour around Lake Constance will lead through the countries of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on the Lake Constance Cycle Route, one of Europe's most desirable cycling paths.

You begin to bike in Constance, Germany, pedal over the border, into Switzerland, through towns and countryside, and then, to the Austrian town of Bregenz. Page - The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other Parts of Europe.

By Dr. KELLER, President of the Antiquarian Association of Zurich. Translated and arranged by. The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland, and Other Parts of Europe, translated by John Edward Lee () Works about Keller "Keller, Ferdinand (archæologist)," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.

Modern / Europe Early by Wolf B. John John B. Modern by / Wolf Early Europe: $. Many of our clients have asked for an upscale lodging option around Lake Constance.

We're pleased to introduce Lake Constance Bicycle Path: Upscale Lodging, which stays in the top hotels in each overnight stop along the way, primarily 4- and 5-star hotels in town centers. Bicycle touring around Lake Constance is a very special experience.Tene civilisation, the practice of erecting dwellings over the surfaces of lakes was followed in various parts of Europe.

The lake-dwellings of Switzerland are among the most im portant of the remains of the Stone and the Bronze Ages in our Continent. Herodotus knew of the custom, and de scribes it in book v, chap of his History.

The lake. KELLER, kĕl'lẽr, Ferdinand (). A Swiss archæologist, born at Marthalen. He studied theology and natural sciences at Zurich, Lausanne, and Paris. In he was made an instructor at Zurich, and secretary of the Society for Natural Research, and in this capacity he published various works on naked rock soil and vent-holes.