Etruscan Women Life Style

Jan 15, 2020 294

Etruscan women have held a special place in the ancient Mediterranean – having rights such as priesthoods, seats at banquets and the freedom to drink and toast as men do – they mark a striking difference to the women of Rome and Greece.

What does the archaeological and iconographical evidence tell us about the women of Etruria? The tombs, the tomb paintings and luxury arts offer fascinating details about the role of women in Etruscan visual culture.

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