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20 August 2010
In advance of construction work to protect the lower Lez Valley from flooding, a team of Inrap archaeologists is conducting an excavation, curated by the State (Drac Languedoc-Roussillon), of more than two hectares of the eastern part of a large Iron Age village.
22 July 2010
A team of archaeologists from Inrap has recently brought to light a vast religious complex dating from the Gallo-Roman epoch, more precisely from the three first centuries AD.
29 June 2010
An archaeological excavation carried out by order of the State (DRAC Bourgogne) to the north of Autun, in the context of a social housing project, has revealed to Inrap archaeologists an ancient habitation site. The earliest remains date from the start of the 1st century AD, when the town was founded. Autun was constructed by order of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus, (27 BC - 14 AD) and was named after him: Augustodunum.
07 May 2010
The excavation of the site of the former Clinique Saint-Louis at Angers, curated by the State (Regional Archaeological Service, Pays d-de-la-Loire), is being carried out by a team of Inrap archaeologists. This site covers an area of 9,000 square metres. At present, the vestiges of a sanctuary dedicated to the worship of Mithra, a god of Indo-Iranian origin is being brought to light.
15 December 2009
During the construction of a housing project at Propriano (Southern Corsica) by the Limat Promotion property group, Inrap archaeologists have unearthed, by order of the State (DRAC Corsica), a classical construction, a collection of churches and an Antique necropolis.
24 September 2009
Before the construction of the Seine-North of Europe waterway under the technical direction of the Voies navigables de France, and curated by the State (Drac), the French National Institute of Archaeological Research (Inrap) is carrying out a programme of archaeological evaluations, the most extensive at present in Europe.
05 March 2009
Gevrey-Chambertin, located 12 km from Dijon, is world famous for its Burgundy wine. Viticulture has been practiced there since the Gallo-Roman period.
09 February 2009
Inrap archaeologists are at present excavating two important sites in the historical centre of Reims. Curated by the Regional Archaeological Service (Drac Champagne-Ardenne) they add decisively to our knowledge of the history of Reims which, during the Gallo Roman period, was one of the most important towns of the Roman Empire, covering more than 600 hectares.