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La dalle gravée n°2 de la tombe néolithique de Crampoisic (Saint-Mayeux, Côtes-d’Armor)

Serge Cassen 1, 2 Valentin Grimaud 1, 2
2 LARA - Laboratoire de recherche ARchéologie et Architecture
UN - Université de Nantes, CReAAH - Centre de Recherche en Archéologie, Archéosciences, Histoire
Abstract : The engraved slab known as Crampoisic (Saint-Mayeux, near the Plussulien Neolithic quarries) was extracted from a dolerite vein and inte-grated into the centre of the wall of a funerary chamber of the gallery grave type. The monument was still surrounded by a low mound at the time of the excavation carried out in 1906 by M. Baudouin, but was destroyed in 1940. The slab was recognized with its engravings in 1974 by P.Brouté who collected it. The engraved iconographic set is divided into two entities. The first one is unfortunately truncated and moreover the surface was reshaped by picketing in the Neolithic period. The second, centred on the monolith, presents a complex engraving comprising two superimposed motifs with quadran-gular contours. The lower motif is configured with internal peripheral cup-marks. The other motif, which encroaches on the previous one, shows two pairs of circular protuberances (“breasts”) and two curved motifs below, respectively composed of fifteen small capsules similar to the “pearls” of a necklace; the whole is covered at the top with juxtaposed “chevrons”. Comparable arrangements will be sought in the north and south of Brittany.
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Serge Cassen, Valentin Grimaud. La dalle gravée n°2 de la tombe néolithique de Crampoisic (Saint-Mayeux, Côtes-d’Armor). Revue Archéologique de l'Ouest, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2020, 36, pp.45-59. ⟨hal-02990381⟩

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