Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is being rebuilt. (Photo: AP)
This is information given by the French Ministry of Culture.
The French Ministry of Culture said on March 14 that burial sites of “remarkable scientific quality” were unearthed during preparations for the rebuilding of the French spire. Notre Dame Cathedral in paris in a central location.
According to the announcement, among the ancient tomb has a “preserved humanoid coffin entirely made of lead”.
The coffin may have been made for “a high-ranking dignitary” and could be dated to the 1300s, the century after the church was built.
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was severely damaged in a fire in April 2019. (Photo: AP)
As with the other tombs, elements of the painted sculpture were found just below the present floor of the church, identified as part of the original 13th-century screen, a type of decoration. architecture to separate the altar area from the nave.
Other parts of the structure, destroyed in the early 18th century, were excavated during the restoration of Notre Dame in the mid-1800s and are now on display in the Louvre.
French researchers conducted the latest archaeological excavation before scaffolding was erected to support the rebuilding of the spire.
The French Ministry of Culture said that their archeology has been extended until March 25.
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