pile dwelling

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Noun1.Pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lakepile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
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Experience two original sized pile dwellings being constructed and prehistoric cereals being grown in a field at the Museum park.
Since 1854, prehistoric pile dwellings in Switzerland have generated very rich collections of artefacts, currently distributed in various Swiss and European museums (Van Muyden & Colomb 1896).
The research was based on the study of a representative sample of more than 17 000 bronze objects, consisting of ten archaeological collections coming from the pile dwellings of western Switzerland.