Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About us Latest news News News articles

Students build Mesolithic hut

10 October 2018

How were prehistoric houses built? What did they look like? And what still remains of them today? Excavation maps do not sufficiently answer these questions. To gain more knowledge on how such huts were built, UG Archeology students built some themselves. In this video the students will tell you what is so interesting about Mesolithic constructions that were built about 7000 years ago, and why experimental archaeology is a very insightful and astonishing subdiscipline.

More information: Yannick de Raaff, y.p.de.raaff@student.rug.nl

Last modified:12 March 2020 9.22 p.m.
printView this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 19 October 2020

    Photo report: Wonders of the film archive

    At the University's Film Archive, you can feast your eyes on row after row of film cans offering old and unique footage, camera and projection equipment used in the distant past, including magic lanterns, stereoscopes, cameras and projectors dating...

  • 14 October 2020

    Archaeological remains reveal history of the Noordoostpolder

    The Noordoostpolder contains more traces of its own medieval past than previously thought. According to maritime archaeologist Yftinus van Popta, many settlement remains that disappeared into the Zuiderzee bay and were later found in the fields of...

  • 13 October 2020

    Ezinge revisited

    De opgraving in de wierde van Ezinge behoort tot de bekendste opgravingen in de geschiedenis van de Nederlandse archeologie. De analyse van de opgravingsresultaten werd hervat in 2011, nu met digitale middelen en betere dateringsmogelijkheden. Deze...