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Tumulus of Bougon

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Tumulus de Bougon

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Les tumulus de Bougon, témoins des rites funéraires du néolithique, attirent de nombreux visiteurs

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Tumulus de Bougon

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Visite du Musee du Neolithique de Bougon (France) - Tumulus A - Visiting the Tumulus of Bougon

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Tumulus de Bougon, Deux Sèvres, 79

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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