An exciting week of discovery of prehistoric pottery! Like the craftsmen of that time, you will make your vases using the same coil mounting techniques and build a real Neolithic kiln to fire them.

Cultural activities Archeology week sessions - Become a prehistoric potter! Val-Cenis

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Val-Cenis (73500)
Average length : 3h
Animals not allowed

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Archaeological excavations at the Balmes cave have yielded a great deal of pottery, the varied styles of which show that 5,600 years ago, exchanges on both sides of the Alps were very important. This week of experimental archeology proposed in collaboration with the Association of History, Archeology and Heritage of Sollières Sardières is led by the ceramist archaeologist Hélène Wolff who conducts archaeological firing experiments. The highlight is the making of the so-called “millstone” oven, then the firing of the vases made by the participants.

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    Prices

    Adult: 35 €
    Child (7-16 years): 20 €
    Family pass: 55 €.


    This price includes the four sessions, it is not possible to book a single day.

    Number of participants : 5 pers. Min. - 20 pers. Max.
    Methods of payment accepted : Cash, Check

    Reception

    Open to children
    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Dates

    From Monday 1st to Friday 5 August 2022 between 9 am and 12 pm.
    Closed on Wednesday.

    Average length : 3h

    Services
    • Accompanied
    • Course
    • Beginners' course

    Access

    Services Rue du Châtel Sollières Envers Sollières-Sardières 73500 Val-Cenis
    Start near : Val-Cenis (73500)

    More informations

    Information update on 29/03/2022 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme