CASTELLACCIO (CORCHIANO)
   A small, early Iron Age (ninth century BC) and medieval castle site of one hectare in the northern Faliscan territory of South Etruria on a small tuff outcrop (220 meters above sea level) delimited by a stream.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • CORCHIANO —    A settlement site in southeast Etruria occupied from the eighth century BC until at least the third century BC. The site probably reached a size as large as 27 hectares in the Archaic period. Originally linked culturally to the Faliscan area,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • FALISCANS (FALISCI) —    A distinct linguistic group on the southeastern edge of Etruria, bounded by the bend in the Tiber River. As well as linguistic differences from the Etruscans that connected the Faliscans to the Latins, their settlement organization and ritual… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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