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Hollow Stone

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  • Hohler Stein - Fundstelle
    Hohler Stein - Fundstelle
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"HOHLER STEIN"
A wide range of archeological findings within this area prove the existence of early settlements in the Rofental Valley, dating back to 7600 B.C.

"HOHLER STEIN"
After the finding of the Iceman, Dr. Leitner of the University of Innsbruck made further investigations. He proved the existence of more Stone Age hunting bases in the Ötztal valley, e.g. at the Hohler Stein mountain in Niedertal/Vent which is at an altitude of 2,050m and only 10km (beeline) from the place where the Iceman was found. A wide range of archeological findings within this area prove the existence of early settlements in the Rofental Valley, dating back to 7600 B.C.
Excavations and reconstructions presented by University of Innsbruck, Institute of Prehistory and Early History 1995-2003.

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From Jan 19, 2021 to Dec 31, 2022 ()
The "Hohler Stein" is accessible at any time.

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46.855233, 10.912637
DMS
46°51'18.8"N 10°54'45.5"E
UTM
32T 645800 5190852
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Hollow Stone

Venterstraße 35
6458 Vent
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