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New Reconstructions of Mesolithic Huts in the Stone Age Park in Albersdorf

Date: 
Monday, 21 April, 2014 to Wednesday, 30 July, 2014
Responsible: 
Werner Pfeifer
Quantity of Products: 
2 reconstructions of mesolithic style huts

In spring and summer 2014 there has been built two "mesolithic huts" in the Stone Age Park Dithmarschen in Albersdorf. In the responsibility of Mr. Werner Pfeifer, as educator and coordinator a group of experts and voluntary people errected this two huts with traditional methods (see attached report about the experiences at the building phase!). The huts are used since june 2014 for education for the public, for workshops, for Staff Exchanges and for experimental activities about skills and prehistoric materials.
One hut has a bigger structure (inspired by the archaeological hut-features of Aukra, Norway) and is used for groups, f. e. school classes. The other one is less in size and is used in summer as the daily living place for Werner Pfeifer.
Also in front of the huts there are educational and skill activities going on (f. e. mesolithic fishing and hunting method and skill demonstrations).
In the future it is planned to add more infrastructure to this "mesolithic" settlement, which is now a very important part of the Stone Age Park for the presentation of the daily life of the earlier hunter and gatherer societies and of the transition to the later neolithic communities.

Images

The "mesolithic" enviromment is also used...
Werner Pfeifer is the responsible educator...
The building of the bigger hut in may 2014
Construction detail at the ground
The bigger hut in june 2014
The building of the smaller hut in june 2014
The bigger hut in july 2014
Skill demonstrations about flint knapping at...
Arrows from the Stone Age hunter
Accessoires from the hunter camp
The building of the roof together with...
The daily use of the hut in summer 2014
The two huts under building
A proud hut-owner in front of his house
Using the mesolithic settlement for...