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BookThis volume considers how the discovery of Etruscan sites and artefacts has inspired artists, architects, statesmen, collectors, scholars and travellers to Italy from the 16th through to the 20th century, from Ferdinando de' Medici to Piranesi and Federico Fellini. Subjects include the reclaiming of Etruscan identity and its influence on...
BookThe magnificent painted terracotta sarcophagus of the Etruscan noblewoman Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa has for well over a century been a star exhibit at the British Museum, but it is only in relatively recent times that attention has turned to the skeleton found within, which appears to be the best preserved...
Swaddling, Judith ; Prag, Jonathan R.W.
BookThese papers were originally presented at a conference in 2006, celebrating the work of the renowned Etruscologist, Sybille Haynes, in the year of her 80th birthday. Dr Haynes’ work has done much to elucidate and de-mystify the Etruscans, and this volume seeks to further define the Etruscan character manifest in...
Haynes, Sybille ; Swaddling, Judith ; Perkins, Philip
BookTwenty five papers from a 1992 British Museum Colloquium exploring Italy's relationship with the rest of Europe in antiquity. The contributions are divided into three sections on the Etruscans (Exports North of Italy', Etruscan Routes out of Italy' and Etruscan Craftsmanship in Italy') and four on the Romans (The Effects...
Swaddling, Judith ; Walker, Susan ; Roberts, Paul