The Etruscan Archaeological Areas in Tuscany

Tuscany is the land of art and its nature is an incomparable beauty.

This Italian area put down the roots of its culture way before the roman age and there are a lot of Etruscan villages which testify the presence of this civilization that was born in Tuscany more than 3000 years ago. As the following cultures which were born in Tuscany, Etruscans as well excelled in different works such as commerce, agriculture, the utilization of mining resources and the making of metals becoming real masters.

The Etruscan Archaeological Areas in Tuscany

The level that was reached from the Etruscan culture is testified by the roman culture which adopted various traditions and knowledges considered then, concrete part of the roman culture.

Nowadays there are a lot of archaeological Etruscan centre in Tuscany that are open to visitors and some of these are collocated near Florence, globally known to be one of the most beautiful cities of art in the world.

Among the main archaeological areas near Florence, the most important are: the Fiesole archaeological area situated on the hill in proximity of Florence, this is a wide area that keeps archaeological artifacts of both Etruscan and roman culture and the most important thing is the roman theatre built in the I century B.C.

This area is also characterized by archaeological artifacts of roman thermae built during the time of Augustus. Another important area is the archaeological area in Frascole situated in Mugello.

This specific area is one of the main archaeological area of the all Mugello area. These artifacts represent what remains of the residence of a big Etruscan family dating back to the IV-II century B.C. Another important area is collocated in Cortona and the Etruscan artifacts can be found in Sodo and Camucia.

We can observe and admire two Etruscan graves and an altar decorated with refined fight scenes. In Sesto Fiorentino there is an Etruscan grave called La Montagnola and this is one of the most well kept artifacts dating back to the VII century b.C.. It represents the grave of Mula, an amazing exemple of courtesy burial.