Germany

Bone tool making Workshop with Wulf Hein

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A bone tool-making Workshop with expert Wulf Hein will take place in September 2018 at the "Zeiteninsel" in Niederweimar-Argenstein. The participants will get to know the stone age techniques and will work with authentic tools and materials. Afterwards they can make their own arrowhead, a fishing hook or even a stone age figurine.
Course suitable for age 12+. 

"Geschichte(n) erleben auf der Zeiteninsel"

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The "Zeiteninsel" invites you to come to Niederweimar-Argenstein and participate in a fantastic and colorful program! Various reenactors and archaeo-technicians will show a presentation of old crafts from the Mesolithic till the Germanic People of the first century. How did the stone age people hunt and what kind of equipment did they have? How did they produce bone and stone tools?

The 1st Day of Experimental Archaeology at the Open-Air Lab Lauresham

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On the first "Day of Experimental Archeology", visitors to the Lauresham Open-Air Laboratory and Visitor Information Center can expect a varied and colorful program from the temporary exhibition about Archaeology in South Hessen, titled "Looking over the Shoulder of Researchers and Learning New Research on the Early Middle Ages”.

Showplace Bronze Age

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50 years since the discovery of our Bronze Age site! In 1968, during work on the southern outskirts of Hitzacker inconspicuous pottery shards came to light. They were the starting signal for intensive archaeological excavations. It quickly became clear: This was at that time the largest Bronze Age village of northeastern Lower Saxony, which existed here for over 1,500 years.

Vintage Cars Exhibition

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For old-timer friends we offer for the third time a very special "bonbon": Exclusive cars, luxury mobile with style and tractor veterans with their characteristic sound make their way into the archaeological open-air museum. The owners like to show their lovingly tended treasures. A day where the hearts of all oldie friends beat faster! There is good food and drinks. 

Horse and Rider in the Antique Era

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Germany

The horse played an important role since its domestication as workhorse, means of transport and not least in the war. In Antiquity, equestrian army departments were confronted with completely different traditions and techniques, which will be presented in theory and practice on this day.

UNESCO World Heritage Day - The Saalburg in 1910

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Germany

After its reconstruction at the beginning of the 20th century, the Saalburg became an important archeological museum. The UNESCO World Heritage Day focuses on the early days of the Saalburg Museum. The visitors can meet people from this era and representatives of society, culture and the military.

Culinaria - Ancient Food Culture

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Roman Castle Saalburg organizes with the I. Römer Cohort Opladen this Pentecost Event. The I. Römer Cohort Opladen will make their hospital tent accessible to visitors. Of course, the hearths in the fort are in operation, the ovens smoke and it simmers and sizzles in the pots and pans.

Soldiers Camp

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Germany

To start the season at the Saalburg Roman Fort, soldiers of the 4th Vindeliker cohort and the 1st Roman cohort Opladen set up their impressive marching camp and inspire the visitors with military demonstrations and sound background knowledge. Following the best Roman military tradition, veterans of the Cohors Secunda Raetorum, the house troupe of the Saalburg, support them.