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The National Museum Zurich houses one of the oldest preserved doors in Europe. The Robenhausen door is more than 5,500 years old.
At the construction site, life is hard. Except if you discover a treasure, as it happened in Zurich-Altstetten in 1906.
On All Hallows’ Day we commemorate the dead. That anyone commemorates the Roman soldier, buried during the Iron Age in Giubiasco (Ticino), is unlikely. Although, his story would be interesting.
In the 19th century a 15’000 years old baton made of reindeer antler was found in Schaffhausen. It’s one of the oldest figural representations to be found in Switzerland.
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This brooch, called a fibula, belonged to a woman living in what is today the canton of Solothurn around the year AD 600.