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Prehistoric pile dwellings at Attersee - Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

Seewalchen am Attersee, Austria

This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B.C. on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. Excavations, only conducted in some of the sites, have yielded evidence that provides insight into life in prehistoric times during the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Alpine Europe and the way communities interacted with their environment. Fifty-six of the sites are located in Switzerland. The settlements are a unique group of exceptionally well-preserved and culturally rich archaeological sites, which constitute one of the most important sources for the study of early agrarian societies in the region. Lake dwellings on Lake Attersee are an archaeological phenomenon present in Lake Attersee in Seewalchen. They are a very interesting part of the history of Lake Attersee.

Lake dwellings are structures built from piles driven into the bottom of Lake Attersee. These structures once served as dwellings and as protection from the lake water. They were built about 4000 years ago and date back to the Bronze Age.

The pile dwellings at Lake Attersee are unique due to their unique structure and their long-lasting existence and are an important testimony to the history of the lake. They are also an important testimony to the culture in which they were built.

The lake dwellings at Lake Attersee are an important part of the lake's history and offer a unique opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the region. They are a very important part of the archaeological heritage of Lake Attersee and offer unique insights into the history of the region.