Necropolis uncovered

Mr Xavier Perrot, an archaeologist with the Office of Archaeological Investigation "Hades", excavating human bones on Tuesday in Bordeaux, France. An exceptional ancient necropolis, with more than 40 pits containing hundreds of skeletons, was discove
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Mr Xavier Perrot, an archaeologist with the Office of Archaeological Investigation "Hades", excavating human bones on Tuesday in Bordeaux, France. An exceptional ancient necropolis, with more than 40 pits containing hundreds of skeletons, was discovered in the centre of the city.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 08, 2016, with the headline 'Necropolis uncovered'. Print Edition | Subscribe