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Tumulus of Montefortini

The Tumulus of Montefortini is an Etruscan tomb near Comeana, Tuscany, central Italy, which is believed to date from the 7th century BC.

The tumulus is an oval burial mound 80 metres long and 11 metres high, which houses two tombs. Excavations began in 1966 and the finds are displayed in the museum of Artimino.

References

  • Montalbano website
  • Official website for tourism in Tuscany on Tumulus of Montefortini

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