Fanum Voltumnae: An Etruscan “Celestial Place” Near Orvieto

I have often termed our bellissima italia “that land of the endless discoveries”. A recent early evening visit to an Etruscan find below Orvieto (of Etruscan origin, 9th century, B.C.) confirmed this.

Spreading out on a volcanic tuff rock plateau, splendid Orvieto overlooks an


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