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   Here are the remains of an Etruscan temple in the lower Casentino Valley, with altar, architectural terracottas, and buccheroid pottery. The site has been given much weight because it is a rare case of structural features in a rural setting within North Etruria.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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