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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).
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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.

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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, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Fufluna/Populonium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 19 September 2018]

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