There are about 2000 tombs at the Etruscan Necropoli della Banditaccia in the Valley of Cerveteri. Earth Igloo : Attracted by the mineral wealth found in the regions of Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria, the Etruscans made their way to Italy around 900 BC.
Laconian (Spartan) bronze mirror said to be from southern Italy (Taranto?), second half of the century B. The handle is in the form of a young maiden standing on a recumbent lion with griffins springing from her shoulders.