Area archeologica di Poggiotondo

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Area archeologica di Poggiotondo


The Etruscans in the Alma Valley The Etruscan necropolis, today immersed in a thick Mediterranean scrub forest on the western slopes of Poggio Tondo, was originally visible from afar for the conical shape of the mounds of stones and earth surmounted by a stone cippus.
The archaeological area includes 4 tombs datable between the seventh and sixth centuries.C. and the remains of an Etruscan farm dating back to the 6th century.
The tombs, although violated, have returned a part of the objects of grave goods to the burials: ceramic vessels and more rarely in bronze, of local production (Vetulonia) or of import, containers for perfumes.


It can be reached from the rural village of Pian d'Alma, on the SP 158 that from Puntone leads to Castiglione della Pescaia.
Services: explanatory tables allow visits to the following sites:
The Tomb of the Drum
The Tomba del Carro The Tomb of the Cippo
The tomb known as the Two Doors The Etruscan Farm

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