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Glacial Archaeology in the Pennine Alps, Switzerland/Italy, 2011–2014

Issue: Vol 3 No. 1 (2016)

Journal: Journal of Glacial Archaeology

Subject Areas: Archaeology

DOI: 10.1558/jga.33530


This report summarizes a glacial archaeology project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) which took place between 2011 and 2014. This interdisciplinary project integrated methods from archaeology, history, and geography and resulted in the collection of more than one hundred objects of archaeological interest. Until now, 37 of those objects have been dated using radiocarbon analysis and range from the Bronze Age to modern times. The final results are presented and discussed and perspectives are offered in regard to future regional scale, interdisciplinary, glacial archaeological projects.

Author: Stephanie R. Rogers, Philippe Curdy, Muriel Eschmann-Richon, Ralph Lugon

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