Image (IMAGE) CNRS Caption Figure 1. (A) Illustration of hinge (© S. Sorin, CNRS, CEPAM), based on Deschler-Erb 1998. (B) Hinge from Nice (Transfert Masséna; Alpes-Maritimes, sample MR6258). (C) Decorative plaque from Narbonne (sample MR6253). Credit J.-D. Strich, CNRS, CEPAM, and I. Rodet-Belarbi, INRAP, CEPAM. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.