Dennis, George
The cities and cemeteries of Etruria: in two volumes (Band 2) — London, 1848

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ANCIENT TOMB, SATDRNIA.

CHAPTER XLIX.

8ATUWIA.—SATURNIA.

A few rude monuments of mountain stone
Survive ; all else is swept away.

Wordsworth.

Ed io : maestro, quai son quelle genti,

Che seppellite dentro da quell' arche

Si fan sentire ?

Dante.

One of the most ancient of Etruscan sites is Saturnia,
which lies in the valley of the Albegna, twenty miles from
the sea. It may he reached either from Orbetello or
Grosseto.1

1 Saturnia is about 28 miles from by the direct track through Sovana,

Cosa, 13 from Scansano, nearly 30 but 16 or 17 by the high road through

from Grosseto, 11 or 12 from Pitigliano Maneiano.

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