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Porta dell'Arco Etrusco (Etruscan Arch) is one of the symbol of the town of Volterra. It made part of the surrounded walls of the fourth century B.C. The external stipidis are original, while the archivolt in full center (6 meters tall) was referred by the Romans and they put there three heads (protecting divinity of the entry). The piedrittis of the interior arc and the two interior walls are etruscan and they were made of enormous rocks of limestone of tufo.
Address: Via Matteotti
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