Etruscan Tomb Found

In the news, an intact Etruscan tomb has been found. Some of the reports can be found here, here (repeated from first link), and here. I’m sure more news will follow as the details unfold. Here is a quick excerpt from the first article:

The tomb, in the Tuscan town of Civitella Paganico, probably dates from between the 1st and 3rd centuries B.C., when Etruscan power was in decline, Andrea Marcocci, who led digging at the site, told Reuters. …

Inside the tomb, a narrow corridor led to a small burial chamber, about 2 meters long and 1.79 meters wide, he said. It housed about 80 objects including vases and mirrors in bronze and ceramic. Urns holding human remains were also found.

From the third article, Science Daily, there is mention that there was also an inscription with the tomb.

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