Lattes, Southern France

Michael Dietler has been working since 1997 with a large multi-national team at the site of Lattes (ancient Lattara) in Languedoc, France. Lattara was a fortified port town of about 3.5 hectares on the edge of a coastal lagoon. It was occupied by Celtic-speaking people from the late 6th century BC through the second century AD, and it served as an emporion linking the local economy to trading networks bringing Greek, Etruscan, and Roman  wine and other goods to the region. The excavations have been on hiatus since 2014 while a series of publications are in preparation.

Lattes Air 1
Zones 52, 54, 27
Zone 54
Zone 52
Lattes 3
Zone 52-S 3
Lattes Theline Horse
Oven foundation
Ceramic debris-Campanian plate
Rampart from Air
Zone 52-Statue in courtyard
Statue-Zone 52
Zone 52-Courtyard
Zone 30-1-1999
Oven foundation