Archaeological excavation at the locality 'le donjon' - cadastral plot B179 - in the commune of Bours - department of the Pas-de-Calais
Dr des affaires culturelles | Published April 21, 2017 - Deadline June 2, 2017
Market of intangible intellectual services for an archaeological excavation operation. The Bours dungeon is a remarkably well preserved example of an aristocratic residence of the late Middle Ages, symbol of the ease and power of a local lineage In view of the impact of future landscaping work, the aim of the archaeological excavation is to safeguard, by studying: 1) the surface of the platform, which will be pickled and backfilled, Access to PMR over an area of about 600 m2, called sector 1, and (2) around the dungeon where a "moat" will be dug, impacting the old ditch and the underground room interpreted as a downspout over an area of approximately 200 square meters The main objectives of the excavation are the recognition, characterization and phasing of the various occupations present on the site, as well as the integration of The micro-regional context in order to reconstruct the patterns of occupation and organization of a territory. The excavation will also try to analyze the physical environment in which this occupation Possibilities of development on the periphery, in order to understand the site in its natural context and the effect of anthropization on it. The excavation will aim to characterize two zones: sector 1: A smooth bucket that will work under the direction of the operator, cleaning and recording of the remains uncovered. Some superficial developments will be excavated by the Regional Archaeological Conservator or his representative. Sector 2: which corresponds to the zone impacted by the digging of the "moat", the objective is a methodical and integral search of the levels . The excavation will be essentially manual, with limited recourse to mechanization, especially in the downhill.