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Hallstatt

(häl`shtät), village, Upper Austria prov., W central Austria, in the SalzkammergutSalzkammergut
, resort area in Upper Austria, Styria, and Salzburg provs., W Austria. Known since antiquity for its salt mines, the region was banned to visitors until the early 19th cent.
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, on the Lake of Hallstatt. A tourist center, it is one of the oldest settlements in Austria. The term Hallstatt now refers to late Bronze and early Iron Age culture in central and western Europe. During excavations in the latter half of the 19th cent., more than 2,000 graves were discovered in an ancient cemetery near Hallstatt. Most of the graves dated to two time periods, an earlier (c.1100/1000 to c.800/700 B.C.) and a later (c.800/700 to 450 B.C.). Near the cemetery, preserved in a prehistoric salt mine, the bodies of miners have been discovered, as well as their implements and clothing.
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Estas cuatro contribuciones muestran como la peninsula, debido a su particular evidencia arqueologica y linguistica, es una pieza clave en la explicacion del origen de los "celtas" y presenta rasgos que tienden a unirla al mundo insular britanico y separarla del universo "celta" continental caracterizado por la lengua gala y las influencias de Hallstatt y La Tene.
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A spokesman for CAWCS explained that many still believe that Celts spread from Iron Age central Europe bringing Hallstatt and La Tene material culture and Celtic speech with them; meaning that earlier eras further west are non-Celtic by definition.
In 2011, a town in Huizhou city, in Guangdong province in southern China, made headlines when it was discovered that it was almost an exact copy of an Alpine village in Austria, and UNESCO World Heritage Site, named Hallstatt.
Minmetals Land Inc's copy of Hallstatt, a quaint Austrian alpine hamlet, is located in subtropical southern China.
London, Jan 30 ( ANI ): A Chinese developer has recreated Hallstatt, the UNESCO-listed Austrian resort, as a luxury destination for wealthy people in the country.
Researchers at the Universities of Manchester and Barcelona examined 390 skulls from the Austrian town of Hallstatt and found evidence that the human skull is highly integrated, meaning variation in one part of the skull is linked to changes throughout the skull.
Top-tier rivals Everton were the last to use the state-of-the-art facilities located between Lake Hallstatt and the Dachstein mountains near Salzburg, and Rodgers said: "It's a fantastic training camp.
Hallstatt, located beside the deep still waters of an Alpine lake, has been listed by Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) as a World Heritage site and is regarded for its beauty.
Getting There: Buses run regularly from Prague (180 kilometers) and from Vienna, Salzburg, Linz and Hallstatt in Austria.
The standard model is that Celtic languages grew out of the Hallstatt and La Tene cultures in central Europe, but over the past decades, evidence on the ground has become harder and harder to fit into it.