Discover here the four-minute subject (in French) produced by Ensemble, the program of the Swiss-French-speaking television channel RTS dedicated to public utility institutions.
For its episode of Friday April 14, 2023, the RTS program, Passe-moi les jumelles, followed Fabien Langenegger, dendrochronologist and archaeologist at the Office of Heritage and Archeology of the canton of Neuchâtel A beautiful portrait of the scientist with whom we have been collaborating for many years now in Lake Neuchâtel.
Below, find the detailed article published in French in the Littoral Région of April 14, 2023:
“It had been waiting there for 4,500 years. At the end of March, archaeologists made a rare find under the waters of Lake Neuchâtel, in the bay of Bevaix: an ancient ax”. This article was published in the Swiss newspaper 24 heures, reserved for subscribers: https://www.24heures.ch/une-hache-refait-surface-apres-4500-ans-956301822398
“Archaeologists excavated a site that had not been studied for a century. What was their surprise to discover, without having to dig, an ancient ax dating from the Neolithic period.” The bilingual platform ajour.ch published this article (subscribers only): https://ajour.ch/fr/story/66942/une-hache-de-4500-ans-dcouverte-au-large-du-lac-de-neuchtel-
“It was just waiting to be picked up.” Arcinfo published this article (subscribers only): https://www.arcinfo.ch/neuchatel-canton/littoral/la-grande-beroche/elle-nattendait-qua-etre-ramassee-une-hache-de-4500-ans-decouverte-a-bevaix-1275231 Extract: “A cry tears the air. Getting ready to get back on the boat “Celtic La Tène”, Fabien Langenegger turns around. A fellow diver waves his arms. The archaeologist from the Heritage and Archeology Office (Opan) of the canton of…