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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
FR404
Project Name:
The Arroux Valley Survey
Project Description:
"...used geophysical survey and field walking to locate Iron Age and Gallo-Roman rural sttlements in the valley of the river Arroux and its tributary, the Celle, close to Mont Beuvray, the principal oppidum of the late Iron Age Aedui in east-central France, and Qutun, its Roman successor astribal capital." Porject Website
Project Websites:
Project Sponsors:
Uniersities of Reading and Durham
Centre Archaeologique Europeen de Mont Beuvray
British Academt
Dates of Operation:
From: 2000     To: 2003
Project Languages:
English
French
Metadata Sources:
project website

Geographical Data

Zone:
Western Mediterranean
Country:
France
Province:
Location:
Ancient Regions:

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
J. Creighton
Address:
E-mail:
shes@reading.ac.uk
Phone / Fax:
phone:( +44 118 987 5123 )
Investigator Name:
Tom Moore
Address:
E-mail:
t.h.moore@durhan.ac.uk
Phone / Fax:
phone:( +44 118 987 5123 )
Investigator Name:
Colin Haselgrove
Address:
E-mail:
cch7@le.ac.uk
Phone / Fax:
phone:( +44 116 252 5016 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: Not Specified
Maximum: Not Specified
Project Area:
0 km2
Map Data Source:
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
None
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Period:
Roman
Years:
From:     To:
Period:
Iron Age
Years:
From:     To:

Methodology

Approach:
Extensive
Intensive
Systematic
Non-Systematic
Site Survey
Siteless Survey
Diachronic
Temporally Bounded
Spatial Sampling (off-site):
Full Coverage
Random Sample
Stratified Random Sample
Deliberate Sample
Fieldwalker Spacing
 (average width = 0  m)
No Regular Fieldwalking
Artifact Collection:
Total
Sample
Diagnostic
Grab
Click
Pick
Counting
Weighing
Collection Unit:
Tract   (0 m x 0 m)
Modern Field
Site
Transect
Structure
Scatter/Artifact
Geolocation:
Basemap more detailed than 1:10K
GPS Uncorrected
Basemap 1:10K to 1:50K
GPS Differentially Corrected
Basemap less detailed than 1:50K
GIS
Other:

Special Studies

Artifacts:
Architecture
Ceramics
Lithics
Coins
Metal
Glass
Terracotta
epigraphy
Iconography
Environment:
Geology
Geomorphology
Soil Studies
Stone/Mineral Resources
Hydrology
Climatology
Paleobotany
Dendrochronology
Faunal Osteology
Agriculture
People:
Ritual Studies
Mortuary Studies
Population Data
Ethnography/Ethnology
Written Resources
Cultural Resource Management
Remote Sensing:
Satellite Imagery
Aerial Photography
Geoprospection
Other:
geophysical surveying, magnetometer and resistivity survey
Primary Questions:
Excavation:
NO

Environmental Parameters

Geology:
 Igneous
 Metamorphic
 Sedimentary
Geology Other:
Topography:
 Alluvial Plain
 Coastal Plain
 Continental Plain
 Delta
 Desert
 Gorge
 Hills
 Island
 Isthmus
 Lakeshore
 Mountains
 Peninsula
 Plateau
 River Valley
 Steppe
 Underwater
 Upland Basin
 Urban
 Wadi/Oued
 Wetlands
Topography Other:
Climate:
 Climatic Altitudes of Mountains
 Dry-summer Mediterranean
 Dry-summer Steppe
 Highly Oceanic
 Humid and warm summer
 Humid Steppe
 Oceanic
 Permanently Humid
 Semi-desert and Desert
 Steppe
 Sub-Oceanic
 Tropical Semi-desert and Desert
Climate Other:

Bibliography

Entry 1:
Creighton, J.; Lowther, P.; haselgrove, Colin; Moore, T.0, Between Autun and Bibracte: A Field Survey in the Arroux Valley, Saone-et-Loire, 2000-2003
NOTES: not yet published
Entry 2:
Creighton, J.; Haupt, P; Klenner, I.; Moore, T.; Nouvel, P.; Petit, C.; Schoenfelder, M. (2007), "Sites antiques majeurs a peripherie de Bibracte/l'habitat rural a transition l'Age du Fer/epoque romain", Rapport annuel d'activite 2006, Glux-en-Glenne, Bibracte, 192-199
Entry 3:
Creighton, J.; Haupt, P.; Klenner, I.; Moore, T.; Nouvel, P.; Petit, C.; Schoenfelder, M.0, "Prospections autour de Bibracte: Nouvelles methodes et nouveaux resultants", AFEAF Bulletin, 25, 17-20
Entry 4:
Haselgrove, C.C.; Lowther, P.; Creighton, J. (2003), "Prospections dans la Vallee de l'Arroux", Bibracte, Rapport Annuel d'Activite 2003, Glux-en-Glenne, Centre Archeologique Europeen, 244-247
Entry 5:
Haselgrove, C.C.; Lowther, P.; Creighton, J. (2003), "Field Survey in the Arroux Valley, 2001-2", University of Durham and Newcastle Archaeological Reports, 24, 45-51




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