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From the Gaul's house to the peasant's loge

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944

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00:24:00

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2001

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Sonore

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DONGUY Cécile

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Archaeologist Olivier Buchsenschutz is carrying out an investigation of the construction techniques of the houses of the Gauls, which were built out of pieces of wood attached to a number of poles driven into the ground. To understand the function and purpose of these structures, he looks for parallel elements in peasant loges, a kind of barn constructed along similar lines. The work of a German soldier who was also an archeologist, stationed in Anjou during World War Two, describing the construction of a loge, enabled him to reconstruct one for the exhibition at Moulins Céphons.

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