Quand Néandertal faisait halte à Tourville-la-Rivière
Discoveries

A team of a archaeologists from Inrap (The National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research) is at present excavating, curated by the State (Regional Archaeological Service - DRAC - Haute-Normandie), a prehistoric and paleontological site over 200,000 years old at Tourville-la-Rivière, Seine Maritime.

Les tanneurs médiévaux de Troyes
Discoveries

A team of archaeologists from Inrap is at present excavating, curated by the State (Drac, Regional Archaeological Service, Champagne-Ardenne), part of the mediaeval history of Troyes.

Les riches heures du village protohistorique de la Cougourlude à Lattes
Discoveries

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.

Découverte d'un vaste ensemble cultuel gallo-romain à Neuville-sur-Sarthe
Discoveries

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.

Pistillus, célèbre potier antique retrouvé à Autun
Discoveries

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.

Le Mans : archéologie de la virée de Galerne
Discoveries

An Inrap team is currently excavating, by order of the State (DRAC Pays-de-la-Loire), the site of the future Jacobins Cultural Centre project initiated by the town of Le Mans.

Fouille archéologique du Déjeuner sous l'herbe de Daniel Spoerri à Jouy-en-Josas
Discoveries

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. 

Découverte d'un sanctuaire de Mithra à Angers
Discoveries

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. 

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