Tomb of so-called Etruscan princess holds numerous treasures

An Etruscan tomb of a female individual, dubbed “Etruscan princess” was found in Vulci, Lazio Region of Italy. The tomb dating back to 8th century BC contained many personal items, including wealthy and rare jewellery. The ancient tomb was found in a burial chamber three metres below the ground in front of the ticket office at the archaeological site in Vulci.

Tomb of the so-called Etruscan princess (by ANSA)
Tomb of the so-called Etruscan princess (by ANSA)

Inside the tomb, archaeologists found the bones of a young girl wrapped in a fragile cloth. Her remains were surrounded by valuable jewellery, pots and jars or foreign origin. She had been buried with a Phoenecian amber necklace and two Egyptian scarabs made of gold, ivory and silver.

Artefacts found in the tomb (by The Local)
Artefacts found in the tomb (by The Local)

(after ANSA & The Local)

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