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10 October 2011
The district of Saint-Martin-du-Mont is located thirty kilometers to the north-east of Dijon. Before the construction of two private residences in the hamlet of Cestres, at "La vie aux Maires”, an INRAP team is currently excavating a medieval residence of the second half of the 14th century, which was rapidly abandoned at the beginning of the 15th century. This work is curated by the State (DRAC Burgundy).
16 September 2011
An Inrap team is at present excavating, curated by the State (Drac - Regional Archaeological Service, Île de France), an important Gaulish site situated on the territory of the Paris Orly airport. This four-hectare site shows traces of occupation from the late Bronze Age (circa 800 BC) but is particularly interesting in revealing an important farm holding dating from the second century BC.
24 August 2011
A team of archaeologists from the Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives has just finished an excavation at the foot of the ramparts of Mont-Saint-Michel.
23 June 2011
An Inrap team is currently conducting an excavation, under the curation of the State (DRAC Pays-de-la-Loire), of the future location of the Les Jacobins Cultural Center, a project directed by the city of Le Mans. The excavation will proceed in several phases in parallel with the construction work.
19 May 2011
In advance of the construction of a housing project by Nexity Foncier Conseil, in Champagne-sur-Oise (Val-d’Oise), a team of Inrap archaeologists is excavating a one hectare surface, under the curation of the State (Drac Île-de-France).
17 May 2011
For more than six years, several operations of preventive archaeology have been carried out in the centre of Bondy. The successive excavations have revealed, between the Church and the Hôtel de Ville, traces of ancient and medieval occupations, dating from the 3rd to the 11th centuries AD.
07 May 2011
For the 2011 Archaeology Days, Inrap commissioned the Ipsos Institute to conduct a survey on the perception of the field by the general public.