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27 February 2015
Until March 2015, and Inrap team is excavating, under prescription by the State (Drac Ile-de-France), 100 m2 of the basement of the Monoprix RéaumurSébastopol store in Paris, in advance of the renovation of this basement into storage space.
03 June 2013
The police headquarters (PH) and the Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives (Inrap) invite you to travel back in time and to look through a window into the history of Paris on the occasion of an exceptional presentation of the 300 m² of preventive archaeological excavations realized in the center of the Ile de la Cité, at 2 rue Lutèce, within the walls of the police headquarters.This research, taking place in advance of the construction of a new public reception hall, is lead by four specialists of Parisian urban archaeology and one physical anthropologist.
07 November 2012
A nearly complete mammoth skeleton has just been uncovered at Changis-sur-Marne in the Seine-et-Marne department.
13 June 2012
On the Archères plain (Yvelines), a team of Inrap archaeologists is excavating the Fort Saint-Sébastien, the camp at which the troops of Louis XIV were trained for the siege of Maastricht.
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.
20 May 2010
On April 23, 1983, 120 personalities of the Contemporary Art World took part in a banquet orchestrated by the artist Daniel Spoerri in the park of the domain of Montcel, at Jouy-en-Josas (Yvelines), where, a year later, the Cartier Foundation was to be installed.
09 April 2009
An excavation on the rue de Rivoli is currently uncovering the first Medieval city fortifications of Paris. Curated by the State (Drac Île-de-France), this excavation by an Inrap team has found a deep ditch on land isolated among a group of buildings.
10 March 2009
In 2004, François Gentili, Inrap archaeologist and specialist of seigniorial dwellings, explored the 17th century ice-houses of what was once the château of Baillet-en-France.