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A TERRITORY
  Allobroge Gauls’ territory, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Allobroge Gauls’ territory, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Simplified geological map of Vienne, A. Le Bot(SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  The Rhône before the Roman conquest, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  The Rhône after the Roman conquest, A. Le Bot(SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  The city-state of Vienne, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  The Province of the Gallia Narbonensis, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Comparative map of the cities of Rome, Lyons, Vienne, Pompei, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives.
  Transalpine Gaul, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives.
 
MEN
  Table claudienne, musée de la civilisation gallo-romaine, Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, cliché : © MCGR
  The Allobroge Gauls
  Greek text by Polybus (Histories, III, 50), Translated into French by G. Barruol (see text in corresponding chapter).
  Greek text by Strabius (Geography, IV, 1, 11). Translated into French by Ch. Goudineau (see text in corresponding chapter).
  The myth of the Allobroge nation in the XIXth Century, property of : Bibliothèque municipale de Grenoble
  The Marseille amphora, in Guy Bertucchi, Les amphores et le vin de Marseille, R.A.N., sup. 25, fig. 22.
  Iron cooking implements Sainte-Blandine, Vienne, property of : Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  The Allobroge and Transalpine Gaul
  Silver coins, Julius Caesar denarius, about 49 BC, elephant trampling a monster or a Gallic trumpet, © Musées de Vienne, P. Veysseyre
  Coins from the colony of Vienne with effigies of the deified Caesar and Octavia; bronze as, struck around 35 BC, prow of a ship and the abbreviation C(olonia I(ulia) V(iennensium) on the reverse side : © Musées de Vienne, P. Veysseyre
  Vienne, city-state of the Gallia Narbonensis
  The Allobroge delegates in Rome during the Conspiracy of Cataline, © Bibliothèque municipale de Grenoble.
  Model of the city of Vienne at the end of the IInd Century AD, design: A. Le Bot (SRA) B. Sagnier (CGR), made by: F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Valérius Asiaticus
  Claudian tablet, Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, property of MCGR
  Funerary Monument to Asiaticus’s troupe of actors, © Musées de Vienne, R. Lauxerois
  Tiberius (head), photo property of P. Foliot – G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian
 
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  The position of Vienne’s principal monuments on a modern survey map. A. Le Bot (SRA) – C. Marcellin (AFAN) © SRA Archives
  1/2000 scale model of Ancient Vienne : design : A. Le Bot (SRA) - B. Sagnier (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of : Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
 
City Wall
  Survey map of the city of Vienne, P. Schneyder, 1772, Musées de Vienne
  Detail of the curtain wall and a tower on Mount Salomon, © G. Chapotat
  Inscription on stone block : MUROS PORTAS, © Musées de Vienne
  Inlaid medallion, drawing : A. Desbat (CNRS) finishing : C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Vase decorated with an inlaid medallion, musée de la civilisation gallo-romaine, Lyon-Fourvière Archaeological Site, property of : MCGR
 
Forum and Temple
  Temple of Augustus and Livia, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Reproduction 1of the Vienne forum, design P. André (in De Lascaux aux Grand Louvre, Archéologie et Histoire, Errance, 1989)
  Reproduction 2 of the Vienne forum, (detail from the model of the Centre Monumental), design : A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier (CGR), made by F. Trouvé
  Architectural terms for the facade of a temple, J.- P. Adams, (in La construction romaine, Grands manuels Picard, 1984)
  Two capitals from the Temple of Augustus and Livia, property of : A. Le Bot (SRA), © SRA Archives
  Unrestored capital from the Temple of Augustus and Livia, property of : C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Vienne Forum Arches, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Engraving of the Vienne Forum Arches by E Rey, in E. Rey and E. Vietty, Les Monuments romains et gothiques de Vienne en France, 1831, pl. XIX
  Detail - decoration of the Vienne Forum arches, credit : A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Interior of the Temple of Augustus and Livia when it was used as a museum and library, in J.B. Taylor, Voyages pittoresques et romantiques de l’ancienne France, Firmin Didot Frères, 1854
  Postcard : The temple of Augustus and Livia at the beginning of restoration work, around 1850.
  Proposal for the restoration of the Temple of Augustus and Livia, Ch. Questel, property of P. Berthé, © C.N.M.H.S. , Paris, © CNRS Centre Camille Jullian
 
Theatre and Pipet
  Aerial view of the theatre and Pipet : © B. Helly
  Different hypotheses about access to the theatre on the Pipet side, A. Le Bot (SRA) et C. Marcellin (AFAN), © Archives SRA
  Aerial view of Pipet, property of : B. Helly, © Archives SRA
  View inside the retaining walls of Pipet, property of : A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Block of marble bearing the flaminica’s inscription, Saint-Pierre Lapidary Museum, property of : P. Foliot - G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian
  Model of the monuments in the centre of Vienne (Pipet Sanctuary and theatre), scale 1/500, design : A. Le Bot, B. Sagnier-Minguet, made by F. Trouvé, 1998, property of the Musée dauphinois.
  Extract from a XVIIth C. engraving: view of Vienne, Johaan Peeters, about 1610
  Engraving, Braun, 1574
  Interior of the roman theatre, Musées de Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Restored schematic elevation of a Roman theatre indicating its components and their Latin names, from F. Sear, in P. Gros, L’ Architecture romain, Les manuels d’art et d’archéologie antique, Picard, 1996.
  Seats on the lower terraces of the theatre, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Theatre and Pipet, extract from a manuscript by P. Rostaing, XVIth C
  "View of Vienne in Roman times", painting by E. Roy, 1860 : © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Section : the Amphitheatre terraces, E. Rey, in E. Rey and E. Vietty, Monuments romains et gothiques de Vienne en France, 1831.
  Beginning of the excavations at the theatre, © Musées de Vienne, J. Formigé
  Theatre during restoration (terraces), © Musées de Vienne
  The "Jazz à Vienne" Festival, © J.-F. Merle, Vienne
  Photo – detail (comic mask) from the Theatre Masks mosaic, Vienne, rue des Colonnes, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, © Musées de Vienne
  Two details (comic and tragic masks) from the Theatre Masks mosaic, Vienne, rue des Colonnes, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, © Musées de Vienne
 
The Odeum
  Extract from map of ancient Vienne, engraving by E.Rey, in E. Rey and E. Vietty, Monuments romains et gothiques de Vienne en France, 1831
  Inscription ODE(V), © Musées de Vienne
  View of The Odeum © B. Lebrat, Vienne
  Ram’s head, © Musées de Vienne
  Detail of the lyre from the Mosaic of Orpheus, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail from the mosaic of The Drunkenness of Hercules, musée de la civilisation gallo-romaine, Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
 
The Circus
  "La Pyramide", XVIIIth C. engraving - Section - Profile of the circus terraces, H. Quenin, 1853, Musées de Vienne
  Reconstruction of the circus wall from the end of the IInd C. (Vienne), level with the "Pyramide" with a biga on the racetrack, © H. Quenin, 1853, Musées de Vienne
  Reconstruction of the circus wall from the end of the IInd C. (Vienne), level with the "Pyramide" with a biga on the racetrack, © C. Marcellin (AFAN), 1998
  Mosaic of the Circus Games, Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
  Sculpture : Child with urn, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, P. Foliot – G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian
  Mosaic of Charioteers, Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, ©MCGR
 
Warehouses (Horrea)
  A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Block A of the Vienne warehouses and the horrea Galbanae in Rome, B. Sagnier, (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Several details of the model of the warehouses, design : A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier, (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Extract from the survey map of the city of Vienne, P. Schneyder, 1772, Musées de Vienne
 
Fane
  Reconstruction of the Fane block in the IInd C. AD, drawing : B. Sagnier (AFAN) design : A. Le Botv © Archives SRA
  High angle projection of the Fane, © Archives SRA
  Drawing of the stonework of the Fane, B. Bizot (AFAN) and B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Detail of the model of the southern district, design ; A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier, (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  The treasures – some of the pieces before restoration, © Musées de Vienne, P. Plattier
 
Aqueducts
  The aqueducts of the Gère Valley, E. Rey, in E. Rey and E. Vietty, Monuments romains et gothiques de Vienne en France, 1831
  Saint-Just Aqueduct, property of, C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Position of the known sections of the aqueducts, © C. Marcellin (AFAN), 1993
  The Gère Valley aqueducts, painting by E. Roy, Secretarial Offices, Vienne City Hall, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Inscription honouring a patron, Musée lapidaire de Vienne, © C. Marcellin (AFAN)
 
Bath complex of the "Mirror Palace"
  Map and elevations of the "Mirror Palace", J. Cottaz, 1934, Musées de Vienne
  Elevation of a wall of the "Mirror Palace", B. Helly: B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Foundations of the "Mirror Palace", property of : B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Bath complex of the "Mirror Palace", H. Savay-Guerraz (Department of the Rhône) and C. Marcellin (AFAN), © Archives Saint-Romain-en-Gal
  Model of the warehouses, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, design : A. Le Bot-Helly, B. Sagnier, made by : F. Trouvé, photo P. Veysseyre, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal
  Kneeling Venus from the baths of the "Mirror Palace", Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Musée du Louvre, © RMN - H. Lewandowski
 
The district of Saint-Romain-en-Gal
  Vienne seen from the West : in the foreground, the St.-Romain-en-Gal plain with gardens, Engraving by E. Martelange, 1606, © Bibliothèque nationale
  House of the Ocean Gods, view from the vestibule side, © P. Plattier (Equipe départementale de Saint-Romain-en-Gal)
  Pool : latrines of the "Wrestlers’ Baths", © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Summer triclinium, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Pool and columns, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal
  Detail from the Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros, House of the Ocean Gods (?), Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaics of Lyon and the Departments of the South of France", 1806, © Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie Jacques Doucet - Paris.
  Detail from the Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros, House of the Ocean Gods (?), Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaics of Lyon and the Departments of the South of France", 1806, © Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie Jacques Doucet - Paris.
 
The Houses
  Model of Ancient Vienne, design : A. Le Bot (SRA), B. Sagnier, (CGR), made by : F. Trouvé, © Musée de St-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Location of the principal houses in Ancient Vienne, C. Marcellin (AFAN) – A. Le Bot-Helly, © SRA Archives
  Comparison between the House of the Ocean Gods and the House of the Five Mosaics, © C. Marcellin (AFAN) from plans by the St-Romain-en-Gal Department team.
  Development of the House of the Ocean Gods, © C. Marcellin (AFAN), from plans by the St-Romain-en-Gal Department team.
  Model of the House of Cupid and Pan, design : A. Le Bot, B. Sagnier, made by : P. Berger, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Position of beds in a triclinium, C. Marcellin (AFAN) - A. Le Bot (SRA), © SRA Archives.
  Lounge : House of the Five Mosaics, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Peristyle from the House of Cupid and Pan, ,© Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Triclinium of the House of Cupid and Pan, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail from the Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros, House of the Ocean Gods (?),Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaics of Lyon and the Departments of the South of France", 1806, © Jacques Doucet Library of Art and Archaeology – Paris.
  Detail from the Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros, House of the Ocean Gods (?),Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaics of Lyon and the Departments of the South of France", 1806, © Jacques Doucet Library of Art and Archaeology – Paris.
  Detail from the Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros, House of the Ocean Gods (?),Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaics of Lyon and the Departments of the South of France", 1806, © Jacques Doucet Library of Art and Archaeology – Paris.
 
 
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The Paintings
  Detail (winged spirit), from the painting of "the Wading birds", House of the Wading Birds, Vienne, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (running foliage decoration with vine and bird), "painting of a Wall decorated with a globe", "the House with a Wall decorated with a Globe" Saint-Just, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (a tambourine on an umbel), from the "Painting with Tambourines" , Sainte-Colombe, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives .
  Fragmented decoration (detail of a bunch of grapes), Sainte-Colombe, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
  Detail (the wrestlers) from the painting "Athletic Games", "Latrines of the Wrestlers’ Baths", Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (red plinth), from the "Painting with Pilasters", Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (red plinth), from the "Painting with Pilasters", Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Painting decorated with shell and tessera trompe l’śil, "Petits Thermes du nord" , Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
 
The Mosaics
  Detail (The dish of mushrooms) from "Xenia Mosaic", "House of the Five Mosaics", Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, Musée de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (Satyr’s head, head of Lycurgus) from the "Mosaic of the punishment of Lycurgus", Sainte-Colombe, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, Musée de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (Satyr’s head, head of Lycurgus) from the "Mosaic of the punishment of Lycurgus", Sainte-Colombe, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, Musée de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail from the "Mosaic with shield", Vienne, rue des Colonnes, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, musée de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (centre shield) "Mosaic of Hylas and the Nymphs", Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Dépôt de la ville de Grenoble, Musée de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (pigeon) "Mosaic with Octagons", "House of Cupid and Pan", Sainte-Colombe, seen in-situ on the ground floor of an apartment building, collection of the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Detail (Pan’s pipe) "Mosaic with Octagons", "House of Cupid and Pan", Sainte-Colombe, seen in-situ on the ground floor of an apartment building, collection of the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Detail (fleuron) "Mosaic with Octagons", "House of Cupid and Pan", Sainte-Colombe, seen in-situ on the ground floor of an apartment building, collection of the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Fragment of a "wall mosaic inlaid with shells", "House of the Atrium", Dépôt de la ville de Vienne in the Muséee de Saint Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Detail (centre shield) from the "Mosaic of the Rape of Ganymede", Saint Romain-en-Gal, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, R.Lauxerois
  The "Mosaic of the Fish Emblema", "House of the Wading Birds", outside, rue des Orfèvres, Vienne, Musées de Vienne collection, © Musée de Vienne, P. Plattier
  2 details (Hercules, heads of three gods) from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", "House of the Atrium", Vienne, Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine de Lyon, A. Le Bot-Helly, © SRA archives
  2 details from the "Mosaic of Cupids, Wrestlers and Hunters", Vienne, Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
  "The Parakeet Mosaic", Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Musée de l’Ancien Evêché, Grenoble, © Musée Dauphinois, Grenoble.
  12 details from the "Agricultural Calendar Mosaic", Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, Musée des Antiquités nationales, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, © RMN - Jean Schormans
  Detail from the "Mosaic of Orpheus", Saint-Romain-en-Gal, J. Paul Getty Museum, © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California.
  Detail from the "Mosaic of Triclinium", Sainte-Colombe, (today decorates the floor of a dining room) the Institution Robin, © C. Marcellin.
  Detail from the "Mosaic of Triclinium", Sainte-Colombe, (today decorates the floor of a dining room) the Institution Robin, © A. Le Bot
  Detail from the "Mosaic of Triclinium", Sainte-Colombe, (today decorates the floor of a dining room) the Institution Robin, © C. Marcellin.
 
Decor
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
  Detail from the "Wrestlers Mosaic", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
  Photo – detail (comic mask) from the Theatre Masks mosaic, Vienne, rue des Colonnes, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, © Musées de Vienne
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
  Detail from the "Mosaic of Achilles at Skyros" house of the Ocean Gods(?)Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, missing, water colour by F. Artaud, "Mosaïques de Lyon et des départements méridionaux de France", 1806, © Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie Jacques Doucet - Paris.
  "Opus sectile" from the "House of the Atrium", property of A. Canal, © SRA Archives
  Detail from the "Wrestlers Mosaic", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, © MCGR
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
  Detail from the "Mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules", Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine, Site Archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives.
 
The Sculptures
  The "Kneeling Venus", "Mirror Palace" Baths, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Musée du Louvre, © RMN - H. Lewandowski
  "Tutelary Goddess of Vienne", "Mirror Palace" Baths, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  "Statue of a young girl", "Mirror Palace" Baths, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, cast in the Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, Whereabouts of the original unknown. RESEARCH NOTICE. Property of P. Foliot –G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian.
  "Monumental Head of Juno", Vienne, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Sainte-Blandine, Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  "Apollo garden statue", House of the Atrium, Vienne, Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, P. Foliot –G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian.
  "Head of Tiberius", Vienne (?),Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-romaine de Lyon, missing, RESEARCH NOTICE. Property of P. Foliot –G. Réveillac, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian.
  "Statuette of a Household God", Vienne, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie, Vienne, property of P. Foliot –G. Réveilla, © CNRS, Centre Camille Jullian
  "Detail (bear in an orchard) from a capital of a tomb monument", Musée lapidaire Saint-Pierre, Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  "Detail of a Bronze dolphin", Vienne, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, G. Pivard
 
The Objects
  Some pieces from the treasures of the Place Camille-Jouffray, "House of the Fane", Vienne, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie , Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, P. Plattier
  Detail of a plate, basket maker and cow feeding her calf from the treasures of the Place Camille-Jouffray, "House of the Fane ", Vienne, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie , Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Head and shoulders of a bull, furniture ornament ,Vienne, "house of the Atrium", Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Bronze lamp, theatre mask, 15.5 cm. long, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie , Vienne, © Musées de Vienne
  Blue glass flask, Ist Century, under the "House of the Ocean Gods" , Saint-Romain-en-Gal Site, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Bronze keys, © Musées de Vienne.
  Glass service (mixing vessel and goblet), beginning of IIIrd Century "House of Cupid and Pan", Sainte-Colombe, Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal. Two views, property of Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Drinking vessel with three spouts, "Boutique de céramique", Vienne, Dépôt de la ville de Vienne, in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, P. Veysseyre
  Ivory box, Woman’s head, IVth C., Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie , Vienne, © Musées de Vienne, R. Lauxerois
  Pipe fragment with inscription, CN.TA.HERMES.VF, description of a gladiator, Sainte-Colombe, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie , Vienne, © Musées de Vienne
 
 
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Archaeology and the History of the City
  Napoleonic survey map of Sainte-Colombe, section A, the township, 1809, © SRA Archives
  Temple of Augustus and Livia, engraving by A.Debelle, Album du Dauphiné, 2nd Year, pl. 79, (private collection)
  Capital : B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Build-up of walls from different periods, Excavation of the Palace block, property of © M. Zannettacci (City of Vienne)
  Photo of XIXth Century excavations : "clos Bonnefond", 1892, © Musées de Vienne
  Setting up an exploratory trench, property of : A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Drawing of a mosaic during the excavation, © A. Le Bot
  Drawing of a strata during the excavation, St-Romain-en-Gal Department Team
  Study of painted wall facings : B. Helly, © Archives SRA
  "View of Vienne during Roman times", painting by E. Rey, 1860, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux
  Model by A. Pelletier, P. André, cliché : © B. Helly
  Exploration of cellars, property of C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives.
 
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  Historical map of the middle valley of the Arve (territory situated within the city-state of Vienne during Roman times), after the BDCARTO and the BDALTI of the IGN, Authorisation number – 50-9033, © SRA Archives
  Extract from a page of the topographical atlas (pages 55-A and 55-B), A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Extract from a page of the topographical atlas (pages 55-A and 55-B), A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Map of areas protected as Historic Monuments, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  Map of areas protected and managed as archaeological sites, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © SRA Archives
  The "Couvent des Dames de Sainte-Colombe" : an archaeological study of the church’s north gutter wall, drawing, F. Pont (AFAN), archaeological analysis, C. Delomier (AFAN), © Archives SRA
  Integration, property of B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Preservation and display of a section of the city wall from the Early Empire on the ground floor of an apartment building, property of B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Management of the Vienne urban area’s archaeological heritage, A. Le Bot (SRA) - C. Marcellin (AFAN), © Archives SRA
  Special foundations, C. Marcellin (AFAN) after A. Le Bot, © SRA Archives
  Piles being driven, B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Interior of the Centre de Recherche Archéologique, property of B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Interior of the Dépôt Réserve Archéologique du Viennois, (DRAV) property of B. Helly, © SRA Archives
  Musée des Beaux Arts et d’Archéologie, place Miremont, © Musées de Vienne, R. Lauxerois
  Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, property of B. Lebrat
  Interior of the Musée lapidaire de Saint-Pierre, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux



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  Detail from the proposal for the restoration of the temple of Augustus and Livia, Ch. Questel, property of P. Berthé, © C.N.M.H.S, Paris
  Detail from the Auriges Mosaic, Musée de la civilisation Gallo-romain, site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, property of : © MGCR
  Detail of the mosaic of the Drunkenness of Hercules, musée de la civilisation Gallo-romain, site archéologique de Lyon-Fourvière, property of A. Le Bot, © SRA archives
  Interior of the Musée lapidaire de Saint-Pierre, © Musées de Vienne, G. Renaux


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