A descent group of Tarquinia best known for their tomb containing 14 sarcophagi. The majority of the sarcophagi were made out of tuff or limestone, but one from the second half of the fourth century BC was made from Parian marble and depicts a probable priest.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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