Cerveteri


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Cerveteri:

see CaereCaere
, ancient city of Etruria, c.30 mi (50 km) N of Rome, Italy, at the site of the modern Cerveteri. Although a few miles from the sea, it had ports at Alsium (near modern Palo) and Pyrgi (modern Santa Severa). During the 7th and 6th cent. B.C.
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In 180 pages of text, there is passing reference at best to the grandiose tumuli of Cerveteri with their rock-cut interiors mimicking the appearance of Etruscan houses; the magnificent frescoes of the Archaic and Classical subterranean tomb chambers of Tarquinia; and the Apollo of Veii and the painted terracotta statues of that site's Portonaccio Temple.
243-261) aborda la interaccion cultural entre etruscos, fenicios y cartagineses en el Tirreno, en base al estudio de la documentacion arqueologica de Cerveteri (Agylla) y los puertos de Pyrgi y Punicum.
More dramatically, I was subjected to the same meteorological vagaries that he experienced: a 'sunny April morning' in Cerveteri; the wind blowing 'stiffer and stiffer' in Tarquinia; 'gloomy' Vulci; and 'cold, almost icy' Volterra.
There it comprised part of a funerary symposium for an Etruscan aristocrat, and was buried in his tomb at the site of Grepe Sant'Angelo at Cerveteri. Its journey, however, did not end there.
While they recall Etruscan terracotta funerary sculpture, such as the sarcophagi of Cerveteri, they become expressions of renewed vitality.
Judging by their shape and other features, McGovern said, they could be assigned to a specific Etruscan amphora type, likely manufactured at the city of Cisra (modern Cerveteri) in central Italy during the same time period.
Negro played alongside Di Canio at Lazio, but since retiring in 2007 has moved into management with Italian lower-league sides Cerveteri and now Zagarolo.
A head from this same series is attributed to Etruscan city of Caere (or Cerveteri) and is part of the Chigi collection in the Museo Archeologico in Siena (inventory 37846).
(43) The round and partially subterranean tumuli of the necropolis at Cerveteri and those at other sites in Italy furnish an Etruscan source for the Roman custom.