Thank you for visiting this temporary page, accompanying the Hospental-Moos poster. I presented this poster at the “Table ronde “Jeunes chercheurs” – Des techniques aux territories. Nouveaux regards sur les cultures mésolithique”, Nov. 22-23rd 2012 in Toulouse, FR. (Yes, I agree, that’s quite a title!) This page provides some additional information about the ongoing post-ex work on Hospental-Moos and the content of the poster.


Hospental-Moos during the excvation, August 2010

Below you find the references to the texts mentioned on the poster. Clicking here will get you to the posts I have written about the fieldwork and the site in general on this blog and on the Apine Archäologie-Blog.

The site and the finds is published in the 2013 volume of the Urner Historisches Neujahrsblatt (see here for more information and a pdf). (Together with articles on the medieval and roman finds from the Urseren Valley survey; a micro-botanical core taken from an upland moor near the site; an article on the geology of the region and the vegetational history/(sub-)fossil wood samples).

The fieldwork and post-excavation work was carried out by ProSpect and commisioned by Canton Uri.

view of the site (Hospental-Moos) over Hospental and towards the Gotthardpass


Auf der Maur, C. & Cornelissen, M., 2014, Die spätmesolithische und bronzezeitliche Fundstelle Hospental-Moos. Ein Einblick in das urgeschichtliche Urserntal, in Historisches Neujahrsblatt 2013, Neue Folge 68, 1/103, pp. 37-83

Auf Der Maur, C., Matter, G. & Sauter, M. 2012. Neue archäologische Entdeckungen im Kanton Uri, In AS, 35, 2, 8-23.

Crotti, P., Curdy, P. & Leuzinger, U. 2004. La région du Simplon (Valais), du Mésolithique à l’époque moderne, In Jahrbuch Archäologie Schweiz, 87, 271-278.

Curdy, P., Leuzinger-Piccand, C. & Leuzinger, U. 1998. Ein Felsabri auf 2600 m.ü.M. am Fusse des Matterhorns – Jäger, Händler und Hirten im Hochgebirge, In Archäologie der Schweiz, 21, 2, 65-71.

Curdy, P., Leuzinger-Piccand, C. & Leuzinger, U. 2003. Zermatt Alp Hermettji et les cols secundaires du Valais. In: Besse, M., Stahl-Gretsch, L.-I. & Curdy, P. (eds.) ConstellaSion. Hommage à Alain Gallay, Cahiers Archéologiques Romande, Lausanne, 73-88.

Hess, T., Reitmaier, T., Jochum Zimmermann, E., Balmer, A., Dobler, I. & Della Casa, P. 2010. Leventina – prähistorische Siedlungslandschaft. Archäologischer Survey im alpinen Tessintal und entlang der Gotthardpassroute 2007/2008: kommentierter Katalog, In Jahresbuch der Archäologie Schweiz, 93, 173-193.

Mezzena, F. & Perrini, L. 1999. Prima segnalazione di presenze mesolitiche in Valle d’Aosta. L’industria litica in quarzo del monte Fallère, In Rassegna di Archeologia, 16, 85-95.

Primas, M., Della Casa, P. & Schmid-Sikimic, B. 1992. Archäologie zwischen Vierwaldstättersee und Gotthard: Siedlungen und Funde der ur- und frühgeschichtlichen Epochen., Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie, 12 Bonn, Habelt.

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