The Ildebranda Tomb was discovered in 1924. Its unique architecture has earned it the title as the most important and magnificent necropolis monuments not only in Sovana but in the whole Etruscan territory.
The tomb of Ildebranda, the most famous tomb in the entire necropolis of Sovana. The Etruscan necropolis of Sovana is just a few kilometers from Sovana. The necropolis is noteworthy not so much for its enormous size, but for the many different types of tombs it contains.
Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia These cemeteries reflect different types of burial practices from the 9th to the 1st century BC.Cerveteri contains thousands of tombs organized in a city-like plan, with streets, small squares and neighborhoods. These provide the only surviving evidence of Etruscan residential architecture.Tarquinia is famous for its 200 painted tombs, the earliest of which date from the 7th century BC.