This lecture provides a brief overview of Etruscan civilization which existed for approximately a millennium in ancient Italy. It will focus on Etruscan art and culture, discuss their trade contacts with contemporaneous civilizations, and explore some ideas about their religious beliefs.
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November 4, 2023 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
The Etruscans: An Introduction
Live stream via Zoom
Presented by Professor Richard De Puma F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Iowa
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