A class of monumental circular stone tomb found most frequently in the Orientalizing period at sites such as Vetulonia and Marsiliana d’Albegna, often containing rich materials, giving rise to names such as Circolo of the Ivories, Cauldrons, Bes, Jewelry, Trident, and Fibula.

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  • MARSILIANA D’ALBEGNA —    A short lived settlement (725 to 550 BC) in the Albegna Valley, known mainly from its tombs. One of its attached settlements was probably located at Uliveto di Banditella where, in spite of poor preservation, terrace walls were found with… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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