A descent group of Vetulonia best known for the famous sandstone funerary stele of Avele Feluske from the Tomb of the Warrior, dating to the late seventh century BC.

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  • Vetulonia — Vetulonia, formerly called Vetulonium or Vatluna, was an ancient town of Etruria, Italy, the site of which is probably occupied by the modern village of Vetulonia, which up to 1887 bore the name of Colonnata and Colonna di Buriano: the site is… …   Wikipedia

  • Vetulonia — Panorama de Vetulonia. Vetulonia, anteriormente llamada Vetulonium o Vatluna, fue una antigua ciudad de Etruria, Italia, cuyo sitio, en la actualidad, es probablemente ocupado por el pueblo de Vetulonia, que se remonta a 1887 con el nombre de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • STELE —    The stele is generally defined as a more elaborate type of cippus, taking the form usually of a decorated stone slab that marks a tomb or commemorates a dead individual. Prominent examples are the stele of Avile Feluske at Vetulonia and the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • VETULONIA —    An important city of North Etruria of some 120 hectares overlooking the Tyrrhenian coast not far from Roselle. The city was probably occupied from the Late Bronze Age since burials of this date have been found in the important Villanovan… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • WARFARE —    The evidence for Etruscan warfare can be built up out of literary, iconographic, and archaeological information. The most secure information derives from archaeology, which has produced the evidence of funerary remains (arms and armor) and… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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