François Blondel

François Blondel
University of Geneva | UNIGE

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Numerous dendroarchaeological studies have been carried out in buildings in the south-eastern quarter of France, which has enabled us to lay the foundations for a first regional restitution of forest stands in the medieval and modern periods, based on the species, diameters, ages and growth rhythms of the trees used by humans. The 2369 pieces of da...
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Dendrochronology, a dating method that studies the variation in the tree-rings width, is usually used in archaeology to obtain an absolute dating. Dialogue and data sharing between different actors of the discipline are necessary in order to make the results reliable. However, archaeological woods analyses is not limited to dating and new approache...
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Studies of waterlogged wood, carried out on twenty ancient archaeological sites located in Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme), have allowed assumption on wood supply: species selection according to timber use (construction, manufacture of objects) and the selection of trees according to age or diameter. hese analyses aim to highlight the silvicultural...
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Two recent preventive archaeological excavations carried out in Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme) allowed to study the evolution of districts located in the outskirts of the antique city between the end of the first or the beginning of the second century and the Late Roman Empire. Buildings using for craft or commercial activities are standing close t...
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A building interpreted as a hostel was discovered in 2013-2014, during a survey excavation carried out in the suburbs of Augustonemetum/Clermont-Ferrand. The building, erected in the late 1st c. AD or early in the 2nd c., is located near the main southern access road to the agglomeration and along the last street of the urban grid. It is characteri...
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To understand the impact of carbonization on the acquisition of dendrochronological dating, several experiments were conducted. The shrinkage of ring widths from woods measured before and after carbonization was first characterized. To determine whether the dendrochronological signal was affected by carbonization, joists from a 16th-century buildin...
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A building interpreted as a hostel was discovered in 2013-2014, during a survey excavation carried out in the suburbs of Augustonemetum/C/ermonf-Fe/rand. The building, erected in the late 1st c. AD or early in the 2nd c., is located near the main southern access road to the agglomeration and along the last street of the urban grid. It is characteri...
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In 2010, Archaeological excavations on the pre roman site of Urville Nacqueville, Normandy(France) dig a unknown wooden shaped implement. This boomerang² like shaped wood artefact, dated from 120 to 80 BC, has been found in a enclosure trench of a gaulish village close to a ritual deposit of whale bones. The careful study of this implement, aside a...
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Éric Yény et François Blondel La navigation dans l'Allier à travers les découvertes de la pirogue de Moulins du XII e siècle et le bateau du Veurdre du XVIII e siècle.
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Of the three arverni oppida situated in the southern part of the Clermont-Ferrand basin, Gondole is the least known to the general public and to the scientific communities. Unlike her sister sites, Corent and Gergovie, detailed surveys of Gondole have only recently begun, mainly because Gondole lay undiscovered until the early 1990’s.The rescue arc...
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Mis en ligne le 26 février 2010. URL : http://racf.revues.org/index1280.html. Ill., bibliogr.

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