Video Duration 02 minutes 45 seconds

Archaeologists race to save Roman ruins in France

Archaeologists in southern France are in a race against time to save ancient treasures from one of the most important Roman discoveries in decades.

Archaeologists in southern France are in a race against time to save ancient treasures from one of the most important Roman discoveries in decades.

They will have to unearth as many artefacts as they can before the site is handed over to housing developers.

Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports from Vienne.