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This website contains links to external sites. The German Archaeological Institute hereby expressly declares that in the case of direct or indirect references to external websites (“hyperlinks”) which are outside the area of responsibility of the German Archaeological Institute, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages at the time the links were set. The DAI has made all technically possible and reasonable efforts to verify this. The German Archaeological Institute has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, it hereby expressly distances itself from all contents of all linked pages that have been changed since the link was created. This statement applies to all links and references set within the own Internet offer as well as to external entries in guest books, discussion forums, link directories, mailing lists and in all other forms of databases set up by the German Archaeological Institute to which external write access is possible. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of such information, the provider of the page to which reference is made is solely liable, not the party who merely refers to the respective publication via links.
If the German Archaeological Institute itself becomes aware or is notified by a third party that a linked external site gives rise to civil or criminal liability, it will remove the link to this site immediately. The German Archaeological Institute expressly disassociateس itself from such content.

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