Cerveteri

Cerveteri

This is one of the Etruscan tombs at Cerveti. The are set up too look like mounds or houses, most are round, but a few later on become more rectangular, resembling apartment blocks. They are then carved down underground into the tuffa. Though once decorated, they are no longer today. Inside the tombs are benches or beds carved into the stone, this is where the bodies were layed out as if sleeping. There are many tombs, located right outside the modern day town, they spill over the hill right to the edge of the town.

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