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Tomba della spirale d’oro per capelli (Tomb of the Gold Hair Spiral)
End of 7th – early 6th century BCE
Governmental excavations, 1933
Dimensions: diameter 7 m
The Tomb of the Gold Hair Spiral is a ‘high tumulus’ chamber tomb, with rectangular plan and walls composed of rows of uneven sandstone slabs.
The structure consists of an east-facing dromos (corridor) and a chamber sided by three funerary recesses paved around a central aisle. The grave goods belong altogether to the Gasparri collection, and consist of objects dating back to between the last quarter of the 7th to the first quarter of the 6th century BCE.
Cite This Work
Gasparri, M. E. d. P. C. (2017, February 24). Tomb of the Gold Hair Spiral. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/98/tomb-of-the-gold-hair-spiral/
Gasparri, Museo Etrusco di Populonia Collezione. "Tomb of the Gold Hair Spiral." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 24, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/98/tomb-of-the-gold-hair-spiral/.
Gasparri, Museo Etrusco di Populonia Collezione. "Tomb of the Gold Hair Spiral." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Feb 2017. Web. 29 Nov 2023.