Brill’s New Pauly

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Etruscan town and excavation site on a hill on the left bank of the Umbro (present-day Ombrone) close to the point where it flows into the Mare Tyrrhenum, c. 15 km to the northwest of Grosseto, present-day Roselle. The first evidence of human activity comes from the Villanova culture (Pozzetto tombs) and the orientalizing culture (Fossa- and tumulus graves burial structures C.1.). The finds show a striking similarity with those from the neighbouring town of Vetuloni…

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Camporeale, Giovannangelo (Florence), “Rusellae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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