Necropolis

The Etruscan necropolis is known for a large monumental tomb of the VI century BC in the form of semidado, and the tomb called the “Chariot of Castro”. Here was found a specimen of rare Etruscan chariot, now on display at the Museum of Viterbo. Across the river you can Read more…

Necropolis of Pianezze

It is one of the necropolis of the Etruscan centre of Tyro that is found on the tufo heights known as “La Civita”: of this centre remain tunnels, cisterns and stretches of the defensive wall in large blocks of tufa. The necropolis was in use between the sixth and fifth Read more…

Necropolis

The necropolis date back to the third century BC and are located on the sides of cliffs toward the Rio Purgatorio. They are underground spaces preceded by a room with simple funeral cells and niches on the walls. In the locality of Pradoro some graves have a porch entrance and Read more…

Necropolis of Vulci

The necropolis of Vulci is important for the large number and variety of painted Greek pottery, Attican pottery with black and red figures, that were often created by famous painters of vases that have signed their work such as Eufronio, Nikosthenes etc. The tombs are relevant for the size or Read more…

Necropolis

Large necropolis surround the plateau of San Giovenale: Tufarina Caves, Porzarago, Grotticelle, Poggette, Cammerata, Montevangone and Terzolo. Of particular importance is the tomb called “Queen” that looks like a house with a hall and two rooms. The various cemeteries have different styles and some are monumental. The whole area called Read more…

San Giuliano

San Giuliano is named after the Saint venerated in a modest little church on the plateau and corresponds to the area of ​​the ancient Etruscan settlement of Marturanum. The town dates back to the Villanovan period, X sec. BC, while it has had a period of prosperity between the seventh Read more…