Archaeologists Uncover ‘Completely Preserved’ Tomb From 2,500 Years In the past

Archaeologists have found a “completely preserved” pre-Roman tomb at an historical website in Italy.

The tomb was revealed throughout excavations on the Etruscan necropolis of San Giuliano, Italy, situated within the municipality of Barbarano Romano, round 20 miles northwest of Rome, the Superintendency of Archaeology, Positive Arts and Panorama for the Province of Viterbo and Southern Etruria introduced in a Fb submit.

The necropolis—a kind of enormous, historical cemetery—options tons of of Etruscan tombs carved into rock courting from across the seventh century B.C. to the third century B.C.

The Etruscans had been an historical individuals who lived in elements of what’s now Italy greater than two thousand years in the past. Their civilization reached its top in across the sixth century B.C., earlier than being succeeded by the Romans, who adopted many options of their tradition.

The newly uncovered tomb on the Etruscan necropolis of San Giuliano, Italy, situated within the municipality of Barbarano Romano, round 20 miles northwest of Rome. The necropolis options tons of of Etruscan tombs carved into rock…


Superintendency of Archaeology, Positive Arts and Panorama for the Province of Viterbo and Southern Etruria

The latest discovery on the San Giuliano necropolis got here throughout a mission to revive a number of the most vital tombs within the cemetery.

As a part of this mission, restoration works have been going down across the so-called “Queen’s Tomb” (Tomba della Regina). This “majestic” monumental tomb, dated to the Fifth century B.C., measures roughly 45 toes vast and 33 toes excessive. It options stairs resulting in the higher terrace and two doorways main into twin funeral chambers.

Excavations carried out as a part of the restoration works revealed one other vital tomb in its entirety, subsequent to the Tomba della Regina. The just lately recognized rock-cut tomb incorporates three rooms and is “completely preserved”, the Superintendency stated.

The newest discovery sheds new gentle on the kinds of tombs from the Fifth-4th centuries current on the necropolis, in keeping with researchers.

Final yr, archaeologists opened an historical Etruscan tomb in Italy that had remained untouched for two,600 years, discovering a wealth of uncommon artifacts.

The tomb lies throughout the archaeological website of Vulci—situated between the municipalities of Montalto di Castro and Canino in Italy’s central Lazio area—which preserves the ruins of an Etruscan metropolis.

📌 BARBARANO ROMANO – NECROPOLI RUPESTRE DI SAN GIULIANO – INTERVENTI DI RESTAURO -TOMBA DELLA REGINA🌟A seguito dei finanziamenti ottenuti nell’ambito della programmazione triennale, sono iniziati…

Vulci was an necessary Etruscan settlement that flourished within the sixth to 4th centuries B.C.—largely because of commerce, the extraction of minerals and the manufacture of bronze gadgets, similar to jugs.

Archaeologists found the beforehand unknown Etruscan tomb on the Osteria necropolis in Vulci in April 2023. It was opened in October.

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