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The agrarian village of Cambous

The agrarian village of Cambous

Elevation map of Cambous
Viols- en-Laval, Hérault, France
Chalcolithic period, approximately 2000 years BP
Original drawing by Nadine Grosgurin, from a reconstruction in situ


This village consisted of four groups of housing, each one made of about ten buildings. Cereal growing and cattle breeding were the main activities. No traces of « urban » organization (streets, squares,) or of social organization (residential, craft or religious... districts), were found.


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