Exceptional Gallo-Roman coffered ceilings unearthed in Chartres

Basin containing the remains of a wooden coffered ceiling. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHEOLOGY OF CHARTRES M√ČTROPOLE “Chevrons”, “joists”, “box beams”, “assembly”, “decorative elements in rais-de-coeur frieze and spearheads”. Emmanuel Bouilly never tires of detailing, in technical terms of carpentry and joinery, the function of the multiple pieces of wood, blackened and waterlogged, that he has managed … Read more