The Genzano Cemetery

The “graveyard” of Genzano is one of the most interesting historical sites of the city with its formal purity pursued in regular geometric shapes. The church is inspired by Palladian models and the cemetery is organized hierarchically as an urban fabric with a logic of “City of the Dead”. The Read more…

Archaic Necropolis of Caracupa

The necropolis consists of 81 exhumed graves and 4 cremation tombs dating back to the 8th and 4th centuries BC. Some of them have rich outfitting comprising ceramic pots made of brown materials of bronze such as fibulas, rings, tripods, knives and spears, iron swords and weights and frame spools. Read more…

Catacombs ad Decimum

The catacombs were found at the ‘tenth’ mile of the ancient via Latina (today Via Anagnina) and were discovered by accident in 1905. They are known for their excellent condition and consist of five galleries dug into the tuff with vaulted ceiling. They have plenty of tombstones, with inscriptions in Read more…

The Genzano Cemetery

The “graveyard” of Genzano is one of the most interesting historical sites of the city with its formal purity pursued in regular geometric shapes. The church is inspired by Palladian models and the cemetery is organized hierarchically as an urban fabric with a logic of “City of the Dead”. The Read more…

Napoleonic Mausoleum

The Napoleonic cemetery is an imposing building with no architectural cultural appeal with the surrounding landscape. It is compact architecture of hewn stone walls with the elegantly neo-classical lines. The cemetery recalls vaguely the shape of a coffin. Inside, along the walls, there are niches and vaults into the underlying Read more…

The Tomb Annesi-Piacentini

In Annesi-Piacentini an Etruscan tomb is buried inside a large necropolis that extended for about 3 km. The necropolis dates back to the VIII-V century BC, i.e. within the Orientalizing phase and the Archaic phase of the Etruscan culture. The examination of the grave goods has allowed the reconstruction of Read more…

Grottini di Rota

The necropolis, from the seventh and sixth centuries. B.C., includes about fifteen tombs though the number would have been at least doubled before the opening of a quarry that destroyed some. Here, in 1882, the famous Tomb of the Boxers was discovered.