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  • Archaeological Guides of France: Great Archeological Sites - Monographs published by the French Ministry of Culture on prehistoric or ancient sites or towns, or describing the ruins of a region. Abstracts online.
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  • Britain and France in Dispute Over Cave Art - From the Telegraph, British claim the French may have exaggerated their age by 18,000 years under official pressure to promote them as the oldest cave paintings in the world.
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  • The Cave of Lascaux - The French Ministry of Culture provides a virtual tour of this famous Paleolithic cave with text links on its history and artwork.
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  • Cave Reveals Spectacular Secrets - From the BBC, French archaeologists find a cave in the Dordogne covered with drawings which they think are almost 30,000 years old.
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  • Celtic Improvisations - An illustrated art-historical analysis of coins of the Coriosolites of Brittany by John Hooker, based on the La Marquanderie hoard from Jersey. Maps of hoard discoveries and mint zones.
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  • Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave - History of its discovery, and pictures of the finds, and the scientific research
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  • Cosquer Cave - The French Ministry of Culture describes a Paleolithic art gallery in a cave that can be accessed only through a 175-meter tunnel beneath sea level. Photographs of the animal drawings and hand stencils that decorate it.
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  • Excavations at Colletière - The French Ministry of Culture describes the 'farmer-knights' who settled c.1010 CE on the wooded shores of Paladru lake and the techniques that have uncovered the evidence for them.
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  • France Cave Paintings & Rock Art Archive - Provides photographs and information on the cave paintings of southern France.
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  • Lascaux Cave Paintings and Location - Photographs and information on what may be the most beautiful Paleolithic painted cave in the world.
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  • Saint-Denis: A Town of the Middle Ages - Maps and 3D images, objects, a slide show, games, animations and educational materials reveal the city's portrait and its shape as it changed over time. Includes details of the town's archaeological unit and its work.
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  • Dietler Discovers Statue in France that Reflects an Etruscan Influence - From the Chronicle, life-sized statue of a warrior discovered in southern France reflects a stronger cultural influence for the Etruscan civilization throughout the western Mediterranean region than previously appreciated. (February 19, 2004)
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  • Archaeologists Trace early Britons in Brittany - The Oxford University Gazette reports that excavations at Le Yaudet under Profs. Barry Cunliffe and Patrick Galliou suggest that Britons fled there from the West Country. (December 11, 1997)
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