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Topic Iron Age
The Iron Age, which corresponds to the second part of Protohistory, extends from 800 BC to the end of the first century AD. During this period, the regions corresponding to present-day France were gradually frequented by populations with a prolific written language (Greeks andRomans). The local populations (Celts, Gauls, Ligures, Iberians, etc) had little or no writing, on the other hand. Most of our knowledge of these human groups is therefore provided by archaeology, along with a few Greek and Latin texts.
The Bronze Age cultures have long been arduous for archaeologists to determine because of their diverse manifestations and tenuous remnants. It...
SynthèseThe research - 20/01/2017
A combined database to renew our knowledge of the agricultural establishments of the Second Iron Age (La Tène culture):...
Unearthed by a team of Inrap archaeologists, the princely tomb of Lavau, dated to the early 5th century BC, contains exceptional grave g
The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence
by Stefano Vassalo, Superintendent for archaeology of the region...
A team of archaeologists from Inrap, the CNRS, and the universities of Rennes 2 and Burgundy are currently conducting a research excavation of the
This book, resulting from a national investigation conducted by Inrap, is an analytical presentation of the rhythms of the emergence and...