A wine trader who was passionate about his region’s history, Gabriel Bulliot identified Mont Beuvray (Saône-et-Loire) as the site of the ancient Bibracte, the capital of the Aedui people. From 1866, the Commission de Topographie des Gaules regularly gave him funding for his work.

©Centre archéologique européen de Bibracte
Photograph of Gabriel Bulliot at his work table