A large number of the inscriptions are painted upon the tiles which closed the niches containing the cinerary urns.
The museum contains a very valuable collection of Etruscan antiquities, especially cinerary urns from the ancient tombs N.
Vessels of clay, more or less ornate in character, which occur with these early interments of unburnt bodies, have been regarded as food-vessels and drinking-cups, differing in character and purpose from the cinerary urns of larger size in which the ashes of the dead were deposited after cremation.
Nearly fifty skeletons were discovered, mostly lying upon charred logs, surrounded with cinerary urns filled with partially burned bones.
Three coarseware cinerary urns containing cremated bones and also two small flagons.