EXCAVATIONS AND SURVEYS
The excavations and surveys are complex operations requiring a
qualified personnel, a good archaeological officering and a true
director. We are accustomed to sensitize the various regional
archaeological Societies by conferences where are presented new
discoveries. These Societies provide the most significant quota of
Excavation is not a finality oneself... It must be able to bring complements of knowledge, either on its direct object - such as unknown Neolithic structures -, or on problems of methodology and correlation between the indices brought by air prospections and archaeological reality to the origin of these indices.
Thus we have the most significant results. All cannot be quoted, but all participants can be ensured of our gratitude. Including and especially the " basic digger ", anonymous, devoting its holidays to work under conditions often painful (too much hot, too cold, too wet, flooded, cold, brulé etc...). His reward: his pleasure and his personal pride when he find in " his " square a rare artifact. It is a passion and it is necessary to live it to understand it.
For chronological periods, we will evoke following work:
SAINTES CM " Diconche". Claude Burnez. and the SAHCM of SAINTES.
BARBEZIEUX " Font Rase ". Claude BURNEZ and the SAHLB of BARBEZIEUX
SAINT-GERMAIN-DE-LUSIGNAN CM, " La Coterelle ". Jacques GAILLARD and Jean TUTARD.
CHALLIGNAC Chte " Le Camp ". Claude BURNEZ and Catherine LOUBOUTIN (MAN)
PONS CM " Font Barbot " Louis LASSARADE and the Société Archéologique Pontoise.
José GOMEZ de SOTO. RIVIERES Chte " Ribérolles "
BARZAN CM " Moulin du Fâ ". Pierre AUPERT and ASSA BARZAN