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Chiusi Civic Museum Epigraphic Section
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"Underground City" Civic Museum in Chiusi

Exhibiting Etruscan history, from the myths of Porsenna to epigraphs

Chiusi
the city of Porsenna, in the Countryside of Siena
On the border with Umbria, in a tranquil and relaxing countryside, sits the ancient city of Chiusi, which according to Roman sources was one of the first and most important Etruscan cities: the historian Servius stated that it was founded by either the hero Clusius, son of Tyrrhenus, the prince of Lydia – who according to Herodotus led the migration that established the Etruscan community – ...
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