The port city of Vulci, similar in nature to the ports of Gravisca and Pyrgi. Aerial photography has shown the existence of both city and cemetery in the location of Le Murelle. Excavation has identified a late Archaic city laid out on regular lines, including a large building dated to between 550 and 450 BC by its black and red figure Attic pottery and transport amphorae.

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  • ARCHAIC —    The period of full urbanization and/or state formation and the height of power of the Etruscans between approximately 580 and 400 BC. Artistically, the term archaic period acknowledges a parallelism to the Greek world and implies a process of… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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  • ETRUSCAN FORTIFICATION —    The walls of Etruscan settlements were not only military but also provided a clear ideological boundary between city and countryside. Late Bronze Age settlements were often chosen for their naturally defended positions. Some Iron Age… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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  • PORTS —    The ports of the Etruscans can be characterized into three main types by character and location. The most famous ports are the sanctuaries of Gravisca, Pyrgi (and to a lesser extent Alsium), and Regisvilla acting as coastal trading emporia for …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • SHIPS —    The direct evidence of Etruscan shipping comes from a number of shipwrecks, such as Bon Porte, Cap d’Antibes, and Giglio. A prominent shipbuilding technique appears to have been the “sewing” together of the planks with wooden pegs. Indirect… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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