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“Riccardo Francovich” Centre for the Documentation of the Territory

Discovering archeological artefacts from the castle in Scarlino that attest to the local history

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Scarlino
Strada Provinciale 135 Vetta, 58020 La Botte GR, Italia
Scarlino
ENCHANTING BAYS DRAPED IN RICH MEDITERRANEAN SCRUB
The name Scarlino comes from the Gothic word “scherlin,” meaning “torch-light procession,” and points to the role played by the town’s lighthouse in the Roman port of Scabris (today’s Puntone port.) Recent archeological digs in the Puntone area unearthed an important Etruscan necropolis and burial mound, signs of early settlements dating back to the 6th and 7th centuries BCE. ...
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