Archaeologists from the Inrap (National Institute of Archaeological Research) are currently conducting preventive excavations on the site of the old Grimonprez–Jooris stadium, north of Lille’s citadel, before construction starts on a new sports field. The excavations began on 1 August and the archaeologists have discovered the remains of a bastion by Vauban, dating back to the seventeenth century.
Daily Archives: August 27, 2011
In advance of the construction of a housing project by Nexity Foncier Conseil, in Champagne-sur-Oise (Val-d’Oise), a team of Inrap archaeologists has excavating a one hectare surface, under the curation of the State (Drac Île-de-France). At the site of “Basses Coutures”, they have uncovered an Iron Age settlement and two menhirs knocked over in a pit, probably dating to the Neolithic period
Ireland is leading the way in getting growing numbers of both locals and tourists interested in their nations hertaige.New figures show continued growth in visitor numbers to see centers of Irish hertaige over the last number of years.
Ground Zero 360° – a new exhibition portraying the story of September 11, 2001 and the days immediately following when tragedy previously unimagined shook the world.