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Summary

Grotta Campana or Tomba Campana

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Veii [Veius]

OmnesViae import TPPlace1223.Etruscan city

Apollo temple at Veii

Etruscan temple at Veius.

Etruscan

Etruscan

Apollo of Veii

Etruscan painted terracotta statue of Apollo. Apollo di Veio.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tomba Campana on  Monte Michele discovered 1842–1843 by Giovanni Pietro Campana dates to the end of the VIIth century  contains the one of the oldest known Etruscan frescoes. Gorge Dennis diecribed the tomb  in his work The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria in 1848.

  1. George Dennis, The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria, London, 1848.Chapter II. Veii. — The Cemetery. - http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/Europe/Italy/_Periods/Roman/Archaic/Etruscan/_Texts/DENETR*/2.html
  2. Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford: Etruscan inscriptions analysed, John Murray, London 1872, p. 36