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Hypogeum of the Volumnis


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A Brief Introduction

Located near Perugia, Italy, the Hypogeum of the Volumnis is the ancient Etruscan tomb of the Velimna family, and a monument to one of the early Italic civilizations. The underground burial chamber reflects the form of a traditional Etruscan house and offers a rare glimpse into their culture and burial practices. Most of Etruscan material culture was destroyed by the Romans, making this tomb an excellent candidate for digital preservation.

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