The Treasure of Vix


We had a very pleasant surprise on reading about The “Treasure of Vix” a few days before our recent foray into France again and discovering it was on our route into Burgundy. The Treasure is a collection of artefacts housed in the Vix Museum at Chatillon-Sur-Seine, and being situated between the end of Champagne and … Continue reading The Treasure of Vix

Picture behind the story #26 Were the Gauls really barbarians?


Were the Gauls really barbarians, defined as “primitive and uncivilised”? Certainly the Roman propaganda machine would say so as do many textbooks in education today. But The Treasure of Vix would say otherwise! “25 centuries ago, a lavishly dressed princess is buried at the bottom of Mount Lassois. Discovered in 1953, the most prestigious princely … Continue reading Picture behind the story #26 Were the Gauls really barbarians?