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Bois des Lens Quarries

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S. Loseby
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Feb 27, 2019 03:30 PM History
A series of opencast limestone quarries located in the Bois des Lens about 25 km west of Nîmes (France) were identified and studied in the 20th century. They are thought to have been brought into use in the fourth century BCE, with peak exploitation occurring during the early Roman Empire.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/148021

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mine, quarry, forest

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 15 C2 Bois des Lens

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Bois des Lens


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S. Loseby, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Bois des Lens Quarries: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/148021> [accessed: 10 December 2019]

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