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20 July 2017
Elimberris is situated on the right bank of the Gers, today just below the modern urban center. Across 800 m², the excavation revealed the first human settlements dated to the second half of the 1st century BC.
28 March 2017
The archaeologists have recently uncovered large mosaics that are part of two Antique buildings.
28 February 2017
An Inrap team has recently discovered a sanctuary dedicated to the god Mithra at the site of Mariana, in Lucciana (Haute-Corse).
10 January 2017
From 2011 to 2013, an Inrap team, under curation by the State (Drac Bretagne), conducted an integral preventive excavation of the Jacobin convent, the site of the future Rennes Métropole conference center.
07 June 2016
A team of Inrap archaeologists has just uncovered the remains of a massacre that occurred more than six-thousand years ago at Achenheim (Bas-Rhin). This important discovery illustrates one kind of violence that raged in Europe during the Neolithic.
21 April 2016
The discovery of an surprising concentration of graffiti and inscriptions made by soldiers during the First World War reoriented the investigation to a formerly unknown activity at this site: touristic visits to the underground dwellings during the First World War.
14 March 2016
Iluminada Ortega and Laurence Bourguignon of Inrap, along with their Spanish colleagues, have announced in the Journal of Archaeological Science Reports, the discovery of an Aurignacian art object, 35,000 – 31,000 years old. This object, depicting a bird, contributes to our knowledge of the origins of figurative art.
02 March 2016
An Inrap team has recently excavated a German military cemetery from the First World War. This research was conducted in advance of the construction of a housing development by Immocoop and under the prescription of the State (Drac Champagne-Ardenne).