GROTTA PORCIOSA
   An Archaic settlement in South Etruria located on a narrow part of a tuff outcrop at 101 meters above sea level and first identified by George Dennis. The first occupation of the area dates to the Middle Bronze Age. Etruscan occupation dates only to the fourth or third century BC.

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  • TUFF —    The technical term for the consolidated ash deposits of volcanic origin that make up much of the landscape of South Etruria. The Italian terms tufo or tufa are sometimes employed colloquially in English, but can be confused with the technical… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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