publication . Book . 2009

Fouilles de la fontaine Saint-Pierre au Mont Beuvray (1988-1992, 1996) : Aménagements d'une source sur l'oppidum de Bibracte

Barral, Philippe;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
The Saint-Pierre fountain is located inside the oppidum of Bibracte, halfway between the Parc aux Chevaux residential district to the North and the La Terrasse religious site to the South. It is supplied with water by one of the main springs on Mont Beuvray and, despite being one of the emblematic areas of the site, it was of little interest to nineteenth-century archaeologists. A research programme was launched in 1988 with the aim of uncovering the ancient infrastructure around the spring and was completed in 1996. A secondary aim was to look for remains of plant matter (seeds, twigs, etc.) in the damp sediments in order to allow the plant environment within t...
free text keywords: oppdium, fountain, basin, dendrochronology, carpology, coins, oppidum, Bibracte, source, bassin, dendrochronologie, carpologie, monnaies, ex-voto, La Tène, [SHS.ARCHEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Archaeology and Prehistory, [ SHS.ARCHEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Archaeology and Prehistory
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