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COLLIAS Canton of Remoulins, Gard, France.

Important pre-Roman and Gallo-Roman sanctuary at the end of a narrow, rocky, and very wild gorge, at the place called l'Ermitage de Notre-Dame-de-Laval, not far from a spring. The sanctuary has yielded, among other ancient artifacts, several Gallo-Greek and Gallo-Roman votive inscriptions. These are preserved on the spot, in the Romanesque chapel, or at the Musée de Nîmes (Aramo, Mars Budenicus, Minerva Sulivia Idennica, Jupiter). The site, which is comparable to the spring sanctuaries of Glanum, Vaucluse, and Groseau en Provence, deserves excavation.


Carte archéologique de la Gaule romaine, fasc. VIII, Gard (1941) 163, no. 184.


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