The Etruscans are still one of the most fascinating pages, mysterious and complex evolution of the Mediterranean basin. Proud people and a fighter arrived at the highest levels in the arts and in the social structure, qualities that led him to a secular hegemony especially in the southern part of Tuscany and Lazio before the advent of Rome.
The great sense of devotion and respect for the dead is reflected in the extraordinary burial sites such as the Necropolis of Cerveteri, Tarquinia and Vulci, with their structure "urban" and the frescoes in the burial chambers represent a unique and exceptional testimony to the ancient Etruscan civilization .
Vulci - Little remains of the ancient splendor, but despite the neglect, looting and devastation perpetrated for too long, Vulci has provided thousands of exhibits of high historical and artistic value, finds that enrich several museums, especially in Europe, but scattered a bit all over the world
The Antiquarium or Vulci National Museum is housed since 1975 in the charming and picturesque castle of the Abbey (or dell'Abbadia) implementation with medieval additions sixteenth century (the bridge is so bold as to deserve the name of Devil's Bridge)
The Tomb of Francois, complex, rich and refined, is one of the finest examples of art and Etruscan culture, a wonderful and amazing compendium of masterpieces (many brought into the Museum of the Torlonia Villa Albani) - from jewelry to paintings that include all artistic expressions of this people
Tarquinia this cemetery are about 6,000 graves, of all shapes and sizes, many of which are fully painted with decorations that make up the most complete documentation of the wonders of Etruscan painting.
Great is the wonder in entering the painted tombs of Tarquinia: banquet scenes, musicians, dancers, jugglers everyone seems to want to force send a joy, a different conception of death, to see with greater equanimity, as an event inevitable that unites us and overwhelms everything and everyone.
The museum - gathers thousands of exhibits in chronological order: vases and Villanovan, Etruscan and Greek ceramics with unique masterpieces, sarcophagi and bronzes, jewelry and sculptures, votive offerings and coins.
Necropoli della Banditaccia Cerveteri - Migliaia di tombe di vario tipo e dei diversi periodi etruschi (arcaico, orientalizzante, più recente), tumuli grandiosi, vie e piazzette sepolcrali, numerosi sepolcri formano qui una grandiosa, impressionante e monumentale sorta di città dei defunti ove è riflessa la civiltà etrusca
Reperti, arredi e corredi, sculture e altre opere d'arte e di raffinato artigianato etrusco di alto livello sono ora ad arricchire il repertorio di molti musei in Italia e nel mondo
The Etruscan vases