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Joris finds

Between 1997 and 2000, an area of town between the amphitheater and Lake Geneva was excavated which revealed a new section of the Roman town. Buildings from the 1st century were found, as well as wooden drains and sewers. A well bottom had been built with a wooden barrel, which allows archaeologist to know that the trees from which it was built were cut down in the year 23 AD.

Joris ceramics
read (in French) more about this find at Archeodunum's site http://www.archeodunum.ch/Nyon-amphitheatre.htm
 

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This page was updated on 16 June, 2004 by K. Epps

Unless otherwise mentioned, all photos are by Katharine Epps.
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