Orte: the underground path of an Etruscan village

orte underground

Discovering the underground path of Orte, the ancient Etruscan city on the Tiber river Orte lays on the top of a tuff spur with its particular “ham-shaped” layout. Probably founded by the Volsinii as a military outpost at the confluence of two rivers: the Tiber and the Nera, it became Etruscan, then Roman from 299 BC, and became a Municipium…

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