Around 275-250 B.C., a first arciform dwelling was established at Ourcel-Maison. During the two following centuries, the area was to be subject to increasing occupation, especially noticeable from the middle of the 2nd century B.C., with the tripling of the number of enclosures, and at the same time an increase in their surface areas and in the number of domestic units. This spreading out from what might be termed a “mother” settlement suggests the hypothesis that there was continuous development, as a consequence of the economic vitality of this community, from generation to generation.

Traduction : Margaret & Jean-louis CADOUX