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Populonia and Baratti

Archaeology and environment of the Gulf of Baratti and the village of Populonia.

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 Piombino Archaelogical Museum: silver amphora from the  Baratti Harbour. It is a masterpiece of Late Antique oriental art, coming from Antioch, and is characterised by 132 oval applications with figures connected to the worship of Cybele.

Piombino Archaelogical Museum: silver amphora from the Bar...

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 Piombino Archaelogical Museum, mosaic depicting a marine scene with fish, crustaceans, shells, octopus (II century b.C.) and a shipwreck found in the Logge area in the archeological site of Populonia: detail with fish and shell.

Piombino Archaelogical Museum, mosaic depicting a marine sc...

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 Piombino, old town centre: the Torrione, the Rivellino and statue dedicated to Icarus by Alessandro Romano.

Piombino, old town centre: the Torrione, the Rivellino and...

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: amberjack with potatoes.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: amberjack with potatoes.

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta, seafood appetizer: detail of shrimp with mayonnaise.

Restaurant La Rocchetta, seafood appetizer: detail of shrim...

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

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 Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

Restaurant La Rocchetta: seafood appetizer.

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 Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort, Restaurant Cascina del Poggio: variety of fried fish (squids and shrimps) and vegetables.

Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort, Restaurant C...

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 Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort: the swimming pools.

Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort: the swimming...

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 Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort: one of the buildings.

Poggio all'Agnello Country Residential Resort: one of the b...

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  Buca delle Fate (Fairies Cove) along the coast of the Piombino Promontory.

Buca delle Fate (Fairies Cove) along the coast of the Piom...

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 Bench on the coast of  the Piombino Promontory in the vicinity of Buca delle Fate (Fairies Cove). In the background, the Elba Island.

Bench on the coast of the Piombino Promontory in the vicin...

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 View of St. Quirico Cove in the Piombino Promontory .

View of St. Quirico Cove in the Piombino Promontory .

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 View of the coast along the Piombino Promontory towards St. Quirico Cove.

View of the coast along the Piombino Promontory towards St....

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 The Cavalleggeri Road along the Piombino Promontory.

The Cavalleggeri Road along the Piombino Promontory.

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, Via delle Cave (the Road of the Quarries): Necropolis of the Quarries. In the background, the Baratti Gulf.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropoli...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, Via delle Cave (the Road of the Quarries): Necropolis of the Quarries. In the background, the Baratti Gulf.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropoli...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, Via delle Cave (the Road of the Quarries): Hollow of the small quarry.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropoli...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, Via delle Cave (the Road of the Quarries): a hypogeum Etruscan tomb.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropoli...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, La Via del Ferro (the Iron Road): The Tomb of Flabelli. In the background, the Baratti Gulf.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, Necropoli...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etruscan Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti:  sarcophagus tombs.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etrus...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etruscan Necropolis of St. Cerbone in Baratti, aedicula tomb: Tomba di bronzetto offerente (Tomb of the Bronze Offering Statue).

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etrus...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etruscan Necropolis of St. Cerbone in  Baratti: Tomb of the Cylindrical Pyxides.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Etrus...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the Etruscan walls of the Roman Acropolis in Populonia. In the background, the Elba Island.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the Etrus...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved road and temples of the Roman Acropolis in Populonia. In the background,the XV century hamlet and its castle.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved road and temples of the Roman Acropolis in Populonia. In the background,the XV century hamlet and its castle.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved...

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 The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved road of the Roman Acropolis in Populonia. In the background, the castle of the XV century hamlet.

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia: the paved...

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 Osteria (small restaurant) in the main street of Populonia.

Osteria (small restaurant) in the main street of Populonia.

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 The stronghold of Populonia.

The stronghold of Populonia.

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 View of the medieval hamlet of Populonia.

View of the medieval hamlet of Populonia.

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 View of Populonia and the Baratti Gulf.

View of Populonia and the Baratti Gulf.

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 View of Populonia and the Baratti Gulf.

View of Populonia and the Baratti Gulf.