VOLUMNI (VELIMNA, VELTIMNA)
- An important descent group of Perugia, particularly famous for the second-century BC tomb that shows the transition from Etruscan to Latin, headed by Arnth Veltimna Aules and closed by Publius Volumnius Violens of the first century AD. The tomb is a good example of a house format with a central atrium, side rooms, and a focal tablinum facing the entrance containing the seven cinerary urns. However, the domestic appearance is somewhat modified by the pediment over the entry door, which is guarded by liminal creatures, including a gorgon and snakes.
Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. Simon K. F. Stoddart.