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Summary

The Etruscan Necropolis of Sovana

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Via Cava del Cavone (Necropolis Felceto)

Sovana.Via Cava del Cavone (necropoli del Felceto)

Necropolis Poggio Stanziale, Lions Tomb

The Etruscan Necropolis of Sovana. Tomba dei Leoni.

Poggio Felceto Necropolis, Tomb of Typhoon

The Tifone Tomb.The Etruscan Necropolis of Sovana.

Via Cava di Poggio Prisca (Necropolis Felceto)

Sovana. Via Cava di Poggio Prisca (necropoli del Felceto).

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Ildebranda Tomb was discovered in 1924. Originally the monument of Ildebranda Tomb consisted of six columns with high moulded bases placed in the front and three columns on both sides of the grave. All these columns were decorated with composite capitals with human figure and acanthus leaves.

See:

  1. http://www.tuscanypass.com/tuscany_attractions/25013_city-of-tuff-park-in-sovana-and-sorano.html
  2. Laura Genovese, Heleni Porfyriou: Interventi integrati per la Valorizzazione del paesaggio archeologico di Sovana, in “Arkos. Scienza e restauro”, vol.28, 2012, pp. 79-85.