• Clay stamp/pintadera, furrow-engraved ceramic horizon. Redrawing: Maria Windholz-Konrad, Graz
    Category: Hilltop settlement

    The Lethkogel near Stainz

    Lethkogel hill, located not far from Stainz, is one of the most important hilltop settlements in western Styria. Archaeological research excavations in the years 2004-2006 proved early copper-age and late Latène-age as well as early…

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  • Panorama of Deutschlandsberg Castle (© S. Kiegerl)
    Category: Castle

    Deutschlandsberg (“Landsberg”) Castle

    The spur-like castle rock, a naturally protected site with extensive sight lines, has been repeatedly inhabited by man since the Neolithic period, as numerous archaeological finds show. Until the beginning of the 19th century, Deutschlandsberg…

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  • Category: Roman stone

    Roman stones in the region

    At many churches, at some private houses, but also in museums, there are stone testimonies of Styria’s Roman past. These so-called Roman stones contain not only text, but often also images, such as scenes from…

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  • View into the so-called Roman cave (© Marktgemeinde Wagna)
    Category: World Wars I and II

    Memorial Aflenz / Wagna

    In Aflenz near Wagna, directly east of the Sulm river, there are caves in which the Leithakalk limestone was mined as early as the Roman imperial period. These underground quarries were adapted during the Second…

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  • Laser scanning of the Roman stone wall in Seggau Castle (© Paul Bayer)
    Category: Roman stone

    The Seggau Roman Stone Wall

    The Roman stone wall at Seggau Castle, erected in 1831, is a monument of supra-regional importance. The Roman-period stone monuments are not only important testimonies of the provincial Roman culture, but also provide insights into…

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