Acquarossa, Italy

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Acquarossa
Terracotta architectural details Acquarossa.jpg
Architectural terracotta from Acquarossa
Acquarossa, Italy is located in Lazio
Acquarossa, Italy
Shown within Lazio
LocationComune di Viterbo, Lazio, Italy
RegionLazio
TypeSettlement
History
PeriodsArchaic
CulturesEtruscan
Site notes
Excavation dates1960s-1970s
ArchaeologistsIstituto Svedese di Studi Classici a Roma
Website[1]

Acquarossa or Fosso Acqua Rossa is the modern name of the location of an ancient Etruscan settlement abandoned or destroyed in the second half of the sixth century BC.[1] Located near Viterbo, in Etruria,[2] was excavated by the Swedish Institute at Rome in the 1960s and 1970s.[3] An elite complex similar to the Regia in Rome was excavated at the site.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Etruscans, Graeme Barker & Tom Rasmussen, page 299
  2. ^ Harris, W.; DARMC, R. Talbert; S. Gillies; T. Elliott; J. Becker. "Places: 412987 (Acquarossa)". Pleiades. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "ACQUAROSSA Italy." In Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0006%3Aalphabetic+letter%3DA%3Aentry+group%3D1%3Aentry%3Dacquarossa
  4. ^ Larissa Bonfante (1986). Etruscan Life and Afterlife: A Handbook of Etruscan Studies. Wayne State University Press. pp. 195–. ISBN 0-8143-1813-4.
  5. ^ Carl Eric Östenberg (1975). Case estrusche di Acquarossa. Multigrafica Editrice.
  6. ^ Acquarossa: Results of Excavations Conducted by the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies at Rome and the Soprintendenza Alle Antichità Dell'Etruria Meridionale. Svenska institutet i Rom. 1981.

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Coordinates: 42°29′N 12°08′E / 42.483°N 12.133°E / 42.483; 12.133