Les Bagnoles

Phases included in the AgriChange project

Middle Neolithic Chassey and La Roberte (4200-3800 cal BC)

Type of site

Open-air, dwelling site
Wet preservation in wells.


L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (France)

Work done to date

All features have been archaeobotanically studied and we are finalizing the analysis of small animals and insect remains

Type of study

Archaeobotanical analysis
Entomological analysis
Archaeozoological analysis (large and small animals)


Abundance of all types of studied remains

Main significance

The three wells provide three different time windows into the settlement (4200-4100, 4100-4000 and 4000-3900 cal BC). It’s a unique find in the region so far.