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During a four-year excavation of an Etruscan well at the ancient Italian settlement of Cetamura del Chianti, a team unearthed artifacts spanning more than 15 centuries of Etruscan, Roman and medieval civilization in Tuscany.
The Genographic Project announced today the most comprehensive analysis to date of Basque genetic patterns, showing that Basque genetic uniqueness predates the arrival of agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula some 7,000 years ago.
An archaeological excavation at Poggio Colla, the site of a 2,700-year-old Etruscan settlement in Italy's Mugello Valley, has turned up a surprising and unique find: two images of a woman giving birth to a child.
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Modern Tuscans show no genetic relationship to the Etruscans who occupied the area during the Bronze Age, Italian researchers have found. While there is a genetic link between Medieval Tuscans and the current population, no link could be found to inhabitants from the Bronze Age, David Caramelli of Florence University and Guido Barbujani of Ferrara University said. Immigration and forced migration have diluted the Etruscan genetic inheritance so much as to make it difficult to recognize, the...
By Robin Pomeroy FORMELLO, Italy (Reuters) - Italy unveiled on Friday a new archaeological site that some experts say houses the oldest paintings in the history of Western civilization.