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Ancient Etruscan statues illuminate history of pre-Roman Italy

A trove of bronze statues that archeologists say could rewrite the history of Italy’s transition to the Roman Empire have been discovered in an ancient Tuscan thermal spring. Italy’s Ministry of Culture announced Tuesday that the remarkably well-preserved Etruscan figures were found at San Casciano die Bagni, in the Tuscany region, about 100 miles north …

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