Hallstatt 7000 (pocket size)

Hallstatt – World Cultural Heritage site and an icon of archaeology
150 years of history of archaeology documented in spectacular pictures

Anton Kern
Stefan Maix
Rudolf Gamsjäger
Kerstin Kowarik
Hans Reschreiter
Andreas Schwab
Lois Lammerhuber

16.5 × 22 cm
468 pages
275 photos
German/English
Hardcover
ISBN: 978-3-901753-22-0
November 2011

39.90
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Authors

  • Andreas Schwab

    Andreas Schwab is a freelance author and editor. Since 1990, he has been press spokesman of the city of Vienna; [...] more

  • Anton Kern

    Anton Kern is director of the Department of Prehistory of the Vienna Natural History Museum. In this capacity, he is [...] more

  • Hans Reschreiter

    Hans Reschreiter was born in 1968. He studied prehistory and early history. Since 1992, he has been working at the [...] more

  • Kerstin Kowarik

    Kerstin Kowarik was born in 1977. She studied prehistoric archaeology in Frankfurt/Main, Berlin, Freiburg/Breisgau and Vienna. Since 1997, she has [...] more

  • Lois Lammerhuber

    Lois Lammerhuber is a photographer and publisher. His close collaboration with GEO Magazine started in 1984, continues to this day, [...] more

  • Rudolf Gamsjäger

    Rudolf Gamsjäger was born in Hallstatt in1946. A former teacher and headmaster of the Hallstatt primary school, he is now [...] more

  • Stefan Maix

    Stefan Maix was born in Linz in 1961. He studied economics in Vienna and has been chairman of the board [...] more

Details

Salt has been mined in Hallstatt for more than 7000 years. The oldest company in the world is 7000 years old and based in Hallstatt: one site, one product. For 7000 years, people have lived and worked and made cultural history in Hallstatt – to such an extent that Hallstatt named an entire Iron Age period, the Hallstatt culture. 150 years ago, mine manager Johann Georg Ramsauer decisively contributed in Hallstatt to the foundation of modern archaeology. 7000 years later, the graves in the high valley and the sites in the prehistoric adits started to disclose their secrets. Today, the team of archaeologists led by Dr. Anton Kern discover again and again breathtaking finds. In other words, Hallstatt is 7000 years of world sensations: the oldest rope in the world, the oldest staircase in the world, the oldest gloves in the world, the oldest backpack in the world.

Description

Salt has been mined in Hallstatt for more than 7000 years. The oldest company in the world is 7000 years old and based in Hallstatt: one site, one product. For 7000 years, people have lived and worked and made cultural history in Hallstatt – to such an extent that Hallstatt named an entire Iron Age period, the Hallstatt culture. 150 years ago, mine manager Johann Georg Ramsauer decisively contributed in Hallstatt to the foundation of modern archaeology. 7000 years later, the graves in the high valley and the sites in the prehistoric adits started to disclose their secrets. Today, the team of archaeologists led by Dr. Anton Kern discover again and again breathtaking finds. In other words, Hallstatt is 7000 years of world sensations: the oldest rope in the world, the oldest staircase in the world, the oldest gloves in the world, the oldest backpack in the world.

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Weight1.67 kg / 3.68 lbs
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