Wednesday morning, bones have been discovered, on the renovation project of Gambetta Square , in Bordeaux.
During a method operation opening excavations, a vacuum deposited in a dumpster bones, for the moment not identified.
The police were immediately notified. The police of the judicial identity, a medical examiner and investigators of the Departmental Security went there. The time of their intervention, the worksite was stopped.
Photo credit: Lysiane Larbani
According to the initial findings of the experts, the bones are very old and could go back to the period when the place Gambetta sheltered the cemetery of St. Andrew’s Hospital. It did not become a place until the eighteenth century.