Zürich Parkhaus-Opéra

Phases included in the AgriChange project

Horgen: ca. 3175-3150 BC

Type of site

Open-air, dwelling site
Wet site


Zürich (Switzerland)

Work done to date

Ca. 450 surface samples analysed

Remaining work

Analysis of ca. 15 surface samples from a burnt layer

Type of study

Archaeobotanical analysis


Abundant seed/fruit remains

Main significance

Large in-situ burnt houses. Reconstruction of storage areas and storage capacity. Potential for studies on crop husbandry techniques.