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© C.D.C. du Gard 07/1993

Ancient Exploitation of the Stone (The)

Reference

749

Duration

00:18:00

Production year

1993

Versions

Original material

Procédés audiovisuels

SD
4/3
Color
Sound

Summary

The Gard region (France), rich in ancient monuments, has many remains of stone quarries which had been exploited by Roman builders. Their study has permitted to archaeologists to recreate ancient techniques of extraction of the stone.

Scientific topics

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