Life and Work at the Bronze Age Mine of Prigglitz


Kernbohrung PrigglitzThe overall aim is to investigate the social organisation and the operation of a Bronze Age copper mine in its regional and supra-regional contexts. The corresponding objectives of this project are:
1.    To investigate intra-site activity patterns;
2.    To analyse the chaîne opératoire – from copper extraction to the production of bronze objects;
3.    To reconstruct food and energy supply at the mining site of Prigglitz-Gasteil; 
4.    To compare organisational models of Bronze Age mines in the Eastern Alps.


Duration 01/10/2017 - 30/09/2020
Funding FWF
Program FWF

Department for Arts and Cultural Sciences

Center for Museum Collections Management

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Mag. Sandra Sam


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