National Etruscan Museum Of Villa Giulia

Nov 25, 2021 289

One of the most important museums for the preservation of Etruscan history, it focuses on archaeological finds around Rome. The National Etruscan Museum is housed in Villa Giulia, a magnificent Renaissance villa, surrounded by greenery and featuring an abundance of open-air spaces. 

The Etruscans can be considered the “first Romans” and are largely responsible for several characteristics that represent the Roman people today —such as the use of arches and vaults in constructions. Nowadays, the area corresponding to its former geographical location extends to Tuscany, and remnants of this civilization are found in many cities around Rome.

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