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Stillfried

Stillfried an der March in the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel is one of the most important archaeological sites Austria and applies alongside Burgenland Zagersdorf as the oldest wine-growing place not only in this country, but also in Central Europe. It was populated by people 30,000 years ago. Stillfried was an important settlement and fortress on the Bernsteinstraße, the enormous ramparts from the Bronze Age still testify to the former importance of the place. Some of the most important finds are shown in the Museum of Stillfried. Among them is the so-called "Stillfrieder cup", which was found in the 19th century. The bronze bowl was probably used as a scooping and drinking vessel in a wine set. Furthermore, there are grape seeds in the museum, which are clearly the vine Vitis vinifera could be assigned and were dated to around 900 BC. At that time the Celts this area.

Stillfried - fortified church and museum for prehistory and early history

Fortified church: Von Bwag - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 , Link
Museum: Von Doronenko - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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