Dominique Jagu
Biography

Dominique Jagu was a dental surgeon in Maintenon, Eure-et-Loir, France, for 40 years. He officially entered the field of archaeology in 1994 (DEA prehistory at the Sorbonne) and is now an archaeologist at Comité Archéologique d’Eure-et-Loir (CAEL). Having directed excavations since 1972 and specialising in megalithic monuments, he led excavation projects on two barrows in Eure-et-Loir – Changé and Yermenonville – between 1984 and 2010. He has authored some 40 publications devoted to megalithic monuments and to odontology studies of the contents of graves.

Articles

Surveying the Past Using a Drone

Archaeology has long been reliant on ground-level geophysical disciplines and aerial photographs shot from an aircraft or ultralight. Airborne observations not only enable remains that are invisible on the ground to be detected and studied in a non-destructive way, but also to pinpoint where reconna... (read more)