Thursday, November 12, 2020


Near the Settebagni highway exit on the A1, in the Riserva Naturale della Marcigliana (Marcigliana Natural Reserve), near the River Tiber

The extent of the archaeological area is about 440 hectares (1,087 acres), including the city proper, the cemetery and the area surrounding the town

Town already prosperous during the period of the Roman monarchy (753/509 BC), According to tradition it was one of the locations of the legendary story of the Rape of the Sabine Women

From 1982 onward here were discovered about 200 graves and found significant burial kits consisting of ceramics and bronze pieces. About 120 pieces were found in one tomb, excavated in 1987 at Monte Del Bufalo

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