In 1991, during works in Scannicci, Terricciola, was discovered an Etruscan burial dated back to the second-third century BC.
The ashes of the deceased were contained in bronze laminated vessel, along with its belongings as ceramics and bronzes pieces exposed in the museum.
The grave goods include also an Italo-Greek carrying amphora with the name of the Etruscan’s family of LECU from Volterra engraved on the shoulder.
In 2008 was discovered a little closet of 32 medieval coins in Pievacchia, Capannoli, on the right bank of the River Era. The little treasure includes also a silver Grosso of Ancona, also called “Agontano”, dated back the second half of 14th century.
In 1913 the Fornacette area, during the expansion of the Bientina’s emissary, was discovered a closet of about two hundred of Roman silver coins.
The most ancient coin of the little treasure, is a denarius datable 133 BC; the closet was closed around 1-2 AD with a substantial quantity of Augusto’s coins.
FindingsFornacette di Calcinaia
The tomb was discovered accidentally at the end of January 1978, when cattle herds passage caused the collapse of a part of the ceiling.
The grave goods, almost in good conditions or intact, is composed of 49 items from five different origins (4 incinerations and one inhumation).