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Hypogeum of the Volumnis

Located near Perugia, Italy, the Hypogeum of the Volumnis is the ancient Etruscan tomb of the Velimna family, and a monument to one of the early Italic civilizations. The underground burial chamber reflects the form of a traditional Etruscan house and offers a rare glimpse into their culture and burial practices. Most of Etruscan material culture was destroyed by the Romans, making this tomb an excellent candidate for digital preservation.

Country
Italy
Field Documentation
October 1, 2004
Culture
Etruscan, Italic, Hellenistic
Historical Period
300 BCE - 100 BCE
Location
43° 5' 22" N, 12° 25' 28" E
Site Authority
Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Umbria

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