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Grotta Oscura

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Oct 15, 2021 04:29 PM History
The quarries at Grotta Oscura were an important source of high-quality tuff located in the territory of Veii. This was the "tuffo giallo della via Tiberina" that was used at Rome from the Archaic period onward.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 B1 Grotta Oscura

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Grotta Oscura

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L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Grotta Oscura: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 08 February 2023]

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