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The necropolis of Vulci in Canino 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 layout, and artistic aspects. The cemeteries are set around the ancient city and the main are located in Ponte Rotto, Cuccumella, Cavalupo, Osteria, Badia Castle, Polledrara and Ponte Sodo.

The tombs cover a broad historical period and are varied depending on precisely the time when they were in use.


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