Necropoli sights in Lazio
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This 10-hectare necropolis is laid out as an afterlife townscape, with streets, squares and terraces of tombs. The most common type of construction is the tumulus, a circular structure cut into the earth and topped by a cumulus – a topping of turf. Signs indicate the path to follow and some of the major tombs, including the 6th-century-BC Tomba dei Rilievi, are decorated with painted reliefs of figures from the underworld, cooking implements and other household items.