Wetzikon | Robenhausen
The site at Pfäffiker Lake was discovered in 1858 by Jakob Messikommer, an early pile dwelling researcher. The site is known especially for a wooden door, dated to the Pfyn culture, as well as countless textile artifacts. Many well preserved woven textiles and fishing- and carrying nets were discovered, as well as parts of a Neolithic loom.
Neolithic / Bronze Age
4th -1st millenium B.C.
Size of the site 0,92 ha / approx. 1 soccer pitch
Size of the bufferzone 155 ha / approx. 217 soccer pitches
Special features & Highlights
Textiles objects and research of the site
Pile Dwellings up close
A selection of finds can be visited at the Wetzikon Museum
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