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Did people in prehistory use any hygienic means, tools (razors, toothbrushes et cetera) (CZ)?

Yes, they did. For example special razors were made in the Bronze Age (but before that people may have cut their beards and hair with stone tools which we cannot recognise)...

Do we know what the interior of prehistoric houses looked like (CZ)?

Not much survived because original floors have been destroyed by erosion. Hearths are preserved more commonly (from the Aeneolithic on they were carefully built from daub, stone, isolation layers of bark and so on) or arched ovens...

Did prehistoric dwellings have windows? How were they protected from the bad weather (CZ)?

Unfortunately large parts of prehistoric house walls are only rarely preserved to allow us to ponder the question of windows. In archaeological open-air museums they reconstruct windows according to traditional house building as very small which seems probable...

Did they have chimneys in prehistory (CZ)?

They did not have chimneys in our sense of the word, but from at least the Bronze Age we presume that makeshift chimneys, for example made from wicker and daubed with clay would take smoke from hearths through ceilings...

What were roofs made from during the Bronze Age (CZ)?

Remains of roofs are rarely preserved so we know little about them. They may have been thatched but at that time people did not grow corn with long stalks as rye later in Middle Ages and modern times and...

What crops did prehistoric people grow and what herbs did they collect (CZ)?

The composition of grown plants differs both regionally and temporarily and is dependent on the climate, local conditions, fertility of soil and so on...

When did people start to cook in prehistory (I mean more complicated meals, not just roasting or drying) (CZ)?

We cannot say for sure. We presume cooking from the Neolithic on when they started to use ceramic vessels – they prepared various gruels or soups, but it was possible...

What does „Únětice culture” mean (CZ)?

The Únětice culture (in German Aunjetitzer Kultur) is a dominant archaeological culture of the Early Bronze Age (2200-1500 BC) of Central Europe. It is the only...

Are there in Czech Republic any archaeological finds from caves? And if there are, where are they? (CZ)

At present in Czechia we know of 200 archaeological site in caves, below overhanging rocks and in gorges, Most of the sites were discovered in the karst areas: mostly in the Bohemian Karst (Central Bohemia, south-west from Prague), Moravian Karst (Central Moravia) and Štramberk Karst (Northern Moravia)...

Are there in the Czech Republic any excavations of modern battlefields (CZ)?

Yes, from the Thirty Years’ War. In 1989-90 and 1999-2004 a research excavation of a battlefield at Třebel in Western Bohemia took place. Below the castle of Třebel at the end of August, beginning of September 1647 the Swedish army led by general Wrangel clashed with the Imperial army led by general Melander...

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