The Etruscan well in Perugia

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The Etruscan well in Perugia

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The centre of Perugia’s upper town features an ancient Etruscan well that dates back to the third century BC and is open to visitors.

The Siege of Lilybaeum

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The Siege of Lilybaeum

The strength of a Punic army

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The First Punic War was one of the most significant conflicts in Rome’s rise to power. A lynchpin to Carthaginian control over Sicily was the city of Lilybaeum, which never fell to the Romans.

Etruscans in Perugia

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Etruscans in Perugia

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The archaeological museum of Perugia without a doubt houses the largest collection of Etruscan objects in Umbria.

The Roman theatre in Spoleto

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The Roman theatre in Spoleto

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The archaeological museum of the Umbrian town of Spoleto is right next to a restored Roman theatre that continues to be used for shows.

The Roman house in Spoleto

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The Roman house in Spoleto

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Located partially beneath Spoleto’s town hall are the remains of a Roman house dated to the first century of our era.

A Sibylline stone at Delphi?

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A Sibylline stone at Delphi?

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There’s a large block of worked limestone at one end of the temple of Apollo at Delphi. What is it? What function did it serve?