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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.V. Harris Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 23, 2020 03:47 PM History
Populonia likely derives its name from the Etruscan god 'Fufluns' and was an important maritime and commercial center of Etruria located in the Colline Metallifere.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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settlement, catacomb, cemetery, necropolis, mine, quarry

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 41 C4 Fufluna/Populonium

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Populonia and mine

Populonia was likely the first Etruscan state to mint its own coins. During the Second Punic War, Populonia supplied iron to Cornelius Scipio in his contest against Hannibal.

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W.V. Harris, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Fufluna/Populonium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 24 May 2020]

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