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Chiusi Civic Museum Epigraphic Section

"Underground City" Civic Museum in Chiusi

Exhibiting Etruscan history, from the myths of Porsenna to epigraphs

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the city of Porsenna, in the Countryside of Siena
On the border with Umbria, in a tranquil and relaxing countryside, sits the ancient city of Chiusi, which according to Roman sources was one of the first and most important Etruscan cities: the historian Servius stated that it was founded by either the hero Clusius, son of Tyrrhenus, the prince of Lydia – who according to Herodotus led the migration that established the Etruscan community – ...