The 33rd Aveyron Archaeology Day will take place on Saturday, October 29, in Saint-Affrique.



Co-organized by the Drac Occitanie, the department of Aveyron and Association for the safeguarding of the archaeological heritage of Aveyron, this meeting will allow the general public to become acquainted with the actuality of preventive and programmed archaeological research in this territory.
Archaeology professionals, amateurs or enthusiasts, this meeting is open to the greatest number.

Opening of the day
  • 09h30 - Home
  • 09h45 - Opening remarks
Topicality of the research
  • 10h00 - The archaeological activity of the department of Aveyron
  • 10h15 - Dolmens and statues-menhirs of South-Aveyron: state of research, latest discoveries and new perspectives
  • 10h35 - The hiding place of flint blades of the cave of Clapade in Millau
  • 10h55 - The prehistoric mines of South Aveyron
  • 11h15 - A Chalcolithic metallurgical workshop: the Planet, commune of Fayet
  • 11h35 - Recent updates of the archaeological map in Aveyron: 2018-2022 missions within SRA Occitanie
  • 11h50 - Questions and Discussion
Topicality of the research
  • 14h15 - Results of 2021-2022 research on the Touriès (Saint-Jean-et-Saint-Paul) stele protohistoric complex
  • 14h35 - The Cadayrac site in Salles-la-Source, 2021-2022 research
  • 14h55 - Overview of some operations and field surveillance 2020-2021 of the Directorate of Archaeology
  • 15h15 - Mining: history and archaeology of medieval silver companies. Review of PCR research 2021 and 2022
  • 15h35 - Operations 2020 and 2021 on Sylvanès Abbey
  • 15h50 - The double revolution staircase of Rodez cathedral: study of the building and 3D survey
  • 16:10 - Questions and Discussion
Visit of the dolmens of Crassous (Saint-Affrique)
  • 16h20 - Departure of the visit

2022 Aveyron Archaeology Day

Cape Verde Room
1 rue Henri-Michel
12400 Saint-Affrique

Free and free admission


Programme JAA 2022

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Réservation repas JAA 2022

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