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Accounting around 1500

Those who think that bookkeeping and administration are an invention of modern times are wrong, because correct bookkeeping was already essential for economic enterprises, such as mines, over 500 years…

Final visit 2019

The pit areas relevant to the project have been completely recorded for the 3D model and the archaeological investigations have been largely completed. Above ground, numerous archival documents have been…

Old written sources

The research for our project does not only take place underground. Archive research, i.e. the viewing and evaluation of the sources, is also an important part. The medieval documents and…

Geological guidance

During a geological guided tour on 23.02.2019 Dr. Klaus Stedingk explained to us the mineralogical features of the Rammelsberg. The findings are now being incorporated into the archaeological documentation.

Welcome support

Since mid-January our project is supported by two student assistants. Marko Kalisch and Niklas Hartung (from right) study at the TU Clausthal at the Institute of Mining. They assist with…