Sites & cities that bear the name of Vix


Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 9th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Latiscum, vicus

Description : Vix is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France. The area around the village of Vix is the site of an important prehistoric complex from the Celtic Late Hallstatt and Early La Tène periods, comprising an important fortified settlement and several burial mounds. The most famous of the latter, the Vix Grave, also known as the grave of the Lady of Vix, dates to circa 500 BC. Her grave had never been looted and contained remarkably rich grave offerings, including a great deal of jewellery and the Vix krater, the largest known metal vessel from antiquity.

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