A small Late Bronze Age and late Orientalizing and Archaic site on a tuff outcrop of two to three hectares near Orvieto in a strategic position.

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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

  • 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

  • ORIENTALIZING —    The term traditionally applied to a distribution of orientally inspired material culture and to the chronological phase in which this distribution occurred (broadly, the eighth and seventh centuries BC). By extension, the term applies to a… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • RECENT BRONZE AGE —    The phase (Bronzo Recente) of the Late Bronze Age (tarda eta del bronzo) that dates to between 1350 and 1200. Etruria lacks the regular continuity of settlement occupation from the Recent Bronze Age onward that is found more frequently among… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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