Eva Carlevaro
Eva Carlevaro is Curator for the Roman Era & Iron Age at the Swiss National Museum.

23. August 2019

Women in history | Classical antiquity | Politics | Society | Article | Featured

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The influential Camilli of Avenches

What became of the Gallic tribes who continued to live in the territory of what is now Switzerland after the Roman conquest? Thanks to Roman inscriptions, we’re able to partly reconstruct the family tree of the Gallic Camilli family, who lived in Avenches around 2,000 years ago.

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5. October 2018

Protohistory | Culture | Article | Featured

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The oldest writing in Switzerland

Writing first appeared on the territory of modern-day Switzerland 2,500 years ago, south of the Alps. Some of Europe’s oldest evidence of writing in a Celtic language has been found in Ticino and the Val Mesolcina.

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