Tomba della Mula

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The Tomba della Mula (Italian: "Tomb of the She-Mule") is a beehive tomb in Sesto Fiorentino, near Florence, central Italy, dating to the 7th century BC.

The names derives from an ancient legend, according to which a golden she-mule had been buried in the fields around Florence. It is known since the 15th century, and is the largest pre-Roman Italic dome tomb known in Italy. The structure has a diameter of some 9 meters.

The tomb was declared a national monument in 1905.

Coordinates: 43°49′42.56″N11°12′51.63″E / 43.8284889°N 11.2143417°E / 43.8284889; 11.2143417

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