Discover how the archaeologists work

About 2000 years ago, Nyon was a Roman city. To be able to understand how the Romans lived, the archaeologists have had a lot of work to do!

Did you ever ask yourself what the archaeologists’ job really is? Contrary to what you may believe, they don’t run around with a whip, looking for valuable objects, like Indiana Jones! The archaeologist is first and foremost a researcher who studies the remains of the preceding  civilisations (like the Romans, Egyptians, or Incas, for instance).

Archaeology consists of digging the ground to find ruins and artefacts. That’s what we call excavating!


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