En France, la période néolithique, qui correspond aux premières sociétés de paysans, est comprise entre 6000 et 2200 avant notre ère. Elle est caractérisée par l’abandon du mode de vie nomade, l’utilisation de la céramique pour fabriquer des poteries et le polissage de certains outils en pierre tels que les haches.

Les découvertes

An Inrap team has recently excavated a group of aligned menhirs at Veyre-Monton (Puy-de-Dôme).

Reportages d'actualité

In 2013, for the third consecutive year, Inrap carried out a preventive excavation campaign around Cambodia's Siem Reap International Airport,

Films d'exposition

In an original narrative mode, illustrated with numerous archive images, Christian Rist and Jean-Paul Fargier tell us the history of archeology,...

Films d'animation
Ouvrages

An extensive site occupied during the first half of the fourth millennium, between 4000 and 3500BC, the habitat dating back to the Chasséen period...

Les découvertes

A team of Inrap archaeologists has just uncovered the remains of a massacre that occurred more than six-thousand years ago at Achenheim (Bas-Rhin).

Revues

What is the status of this building material compared to others? Is its use linked to specific functions of construction? To the social status of...

Ouvrages

The discovery of a vast architectural group including a palisade and buildings dated to early 3rd millennium BC on the edge of the...

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Jean Guilaine, member of Institute

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Maria Teschler-Nicola, Natural history Museum of Vienna

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 
by Augusta McMahon, Cambridge University

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence 

Chair : Anne Lehoërff, university of Lille

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence
by Jean Guilaine, member of the Institute, honorary professor at the...

Conférences

The archaeology of violence: wartime violence, mass violence   
by Jacques Sémelin, CERI-Sciences Po, (CNRS)

Les découvertes

A team of Inrap archaeologists is currently excavating a 20 hectare site in Fleury-sur-Orne.

Revues

Along with historical and geographic definitions, archaeology poses for all periods the question of how do societies choose to group or not their...

Les découvertes

In advance of the construction of an industrial business park by the associated communes of Pays de Sainte Odile, Inrap has just finished a large e

Ouvrages

The site of Luzancy, a few kilometers north of the city of La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, located in a meander of the Marne River, yielded a large...

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