Le Bois Pargas, à Pageas (Haute-Vienne) : un nouveau témoin du Néolithique final en Limousin.

Abstract : Near to the village of Pageas, in Haute-Vienne (Limousin, France), the archaeological site of the "Bois Pargas" was discovered after the violent storms of the end of the year 1999, by the finding of artefacts into the stump of a reversed chestnut tree. A small excavation bring to the fore that the tree grew on a Neolithic pit. Although no organic remains are preserved, the archaeological artefacts let us interpret the structure as a pseudo megalithic monument. The funerary pit contained six Pressignian flint daggers, along with arrowheads, "scies à coches", ceramics and some ornaments. All theses artefacts are typical of the IIIrd millennium BC and the technological analysis of the daggers discriminates two times of production which brings to discuss the duration of use of the burial.
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Thomas Perrin, Ewen Ihuel, Hugues Plisson. Le Bois Pargas, à Pageas (Haute-Vienne) : un nouveau témoin du Néolithique final en Limousin.. Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française, Société Préhistorique Française, 2007, 104 (3), pp.543-563. ⟨hal-00266618⟩



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