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 Studies

Center for Museum Collections Management

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


Mag. Daniela Fehlmann

Michael Konrad

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