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  • Tuscana
  • Italy
  • Lazio
  • Province of Viterbo
  • Tuscania



  • The Italian Database is the result of a collaboration between:

    MIBAC (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per i Beni Archeologici),

    ICCD (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione) and

    AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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    • The excavation looked at two areas of the necropolis: one corresponding with the first intervention in 2008 (so-called Pratino I), the other that of the 2009-2010 campaigns (so-called Pratino II). All funerary structures were cut into the tufa bedrock. ... Read More
    • Excavations continued in the zone between the areas of the so-called Pratino I and II on four funerary structures (nos. 37, 41, 42, 43) with underground chambers and dromos, cut into the tufa, with internal passages separating the deposition benches that... Read More
    • Three tombs cut into the tufaceous bedrock were excavated in the areas denominated Pratino I and II.

      Tomb 42 was an underground chamber with a long dromos that had been disturbed. The ceiling of the sub-quadrangular chamber sloped north to south. The

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    • This season five tombs cut into the tufa bedrock were excavated. “Tomb” 46 was a structure of uncertain identity, constituted by a rectangular platform and a walkway with a cylindrical cavity, perhaps originally to hold a cineary urn. Tomb 47, very badly d... Read More
    • This season work was carried out on two tombs cut into the tufa bedrock. Tomb 50 was formed by two underground chambers preceded by a stepped dromos; the lateral chamber (B), found intact, was excavated in 2014, chamber A, on the same axis, was investiga... Read More
    • Lo scavo ha interessato l’attuale limite meridionale della necropoli. Sono emerse alcune tombe e una struttura muraria di fondazione con andamento N-S, che prosegue al di sotto del limite N del saggio.

      E’ stata verificata l’esistenza di altre azioni ant

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    • Excavations took place in several parts of the necropolis inside the archaeological area and a sector of the town at about 100 m from the latter, along the farm road to Pian delle Rusciare.

      Tombs 57 and 60, hypogean chamber tombs, with benches and horizo

      ... Read More
    • Excavations took place in several places in the necropolis within the archaeological area. Three tombs cut into the tufa bedrock were investigated. Tomb 61 comprised a small underground chamber with collapsed vault, a dromos with level floor and a sloped... Read More
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  • 30 BC