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Biskupin is famous in Polish society and still has been brought in connection with Preslavonic tribes, why (PL)?

Prof. J. Kostrzewski created the theory that Biskupin as a settlement of Lusatian Culture had been joined with Preslavs, now this theory has minor significance and we treat Biskupinians just as Indoeuropeans.

How did Biskupin settlement seize to exist (PL)?

Because of the rising water table of Lake Biskupin the inhabitants abandoned the settlement.

How old are the Crannogs in Scotland (UK)?

The earliest known loch-dwellling in Scotland goes back 5,000 years to Neolithic times. This is on the island of North Uist, Scotland.

Why are different parts of the Iron Age called in different ways (SE)?

Also in Sweden, the Iron Age is divided into the Early Iron Age (500 B.C - 400 A.D.) and the Late Iron Age (400 - 1050 A.D.). These period are in turn subdivided...

How heavy is a mammoth tusk? What is its value (CH)?

We have never weighed the tusk in the museum in Zug, but it is this heavy, it has to be carried by two people. The value cannot be expressed in money as it is of scientific nature...

How does one know, how to exhibit a skeleton (CH)?

The many - often very tiny - bones of a displayed skeleton can be very confusing. But nowadays people know a lot of the human skeleton and people know all the bones. With help of specially trained people, the anthropologists, skeletons are assembled correctly.

Why do we find more stone artifacts than wood artifacts (CH)?

Wood is a material, which conserves poorly in the soil as it decays. Only in water the conservation is better, as the wood is sealed off from the air...

When were the Middle Ages in Scandinavia (DK)?

In Denmark, the Middle Ages began roughly at the death of king Knut the Holy in 1086, and lasted until the reformation in 1536. In most of continental Europe...


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