Sites & cities that bear the name of Tumulus de Bougon

Tumulus de Bougon

Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 4,900 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tumulus of Bougon

Description : The Tumulus of Bougon or Necropolis of Bougon is a group of five Neolithic barrows located in Bougon near La-Mothe-Saint-Héray, between Exoudon and Pamproux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. Their discovery in 1840 raised great scientific interest. To protect the monuments, the site was acquired by the department of Deux-Sèvres in 1873. Excavations resumed in the late 1960s. The oldest structures of this prehistoric monument date to 4800 BC.

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