Not even 2000 years ago, Autun was France’s second largest city. Known as, «Augustodunum», after the famous Roman emperor, it was considered a «sister» to Rome. But the last mysteries of this city are only now being revealed.
Like the recent exhumation of a vast necropolis, with 15 intact sarcophagi and skeletons. Or the «Infernal puzzle of Autun» that researchers have finally decoded thanks to digital technology.
So, how was this immense city built so fast? What technological challenges were surmounted to accomplish this feat of impossible urban engineering? And what do the latest archaeological discoveries tell us about the role of this crucial city of Gaul? Exclusive discoveries and 3D graphics now allow us to discover a Roman Gaul that was more influential, and more refined than we could have ever imagined.