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Etruscan Architecture
Videoby Mr. McCarthy

Etruscan Architecture

This video briefly explains the various forms of Etruscan architecture and how it later influenced Roman architecture.
Etruscan Temple Reconstruction
Imageby Carole Raddato

Etruscan Temple Reconstruction

A 19th century CE reconstruction of a typical Etruscan temple at the Villa Giulia Museum, Rome.
Mycenaean Civilization
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Mycenaean Civilization

The Mycenaean civilization flourished in the Late Bronze Age (c. 1700-1100 BCE), peaking from the 15th to the 13th century BCE. The Mycenaeans extended their influence throughout the Peloponnese in Greece and across the Aegean from Crete...
Regolini-Galassi Tomb
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Regolini-Galassi Tomb

The Regolini-Galassi Tomb is located in the Etruscan town of Cerveteri (aka Cisra or Caere) near the western coast of central Italy, around 50 km north of Rome. Cerveteri flourished between the 7th and 4th century BCE and has hundreds of...
Minoan Civilization
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Minoan Civilization

The Minoan civilization flourished in the Middle Bronze Age (c. 2000 - c. 1500 BCE) on the island of Crete located in the eastern Mediterranean. With their unique art and architecture, and the spread of their ideas through contact with other...
Etruscan Funerary Portrait
Imageby Carole Raddato

Etruscan Funerary Portrait

The lid of an Etruscan funerary urn portraying the occupant. Painted terracotta Chiusi, 150-120 BCE. (Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, Germany)
Interview: Super/Natural: Textiles of the Andes
Interviewby James Blake Wiener

Interview: Super/Natural: Textiles of the Andes

Over the course of several millennia, textiles were the primary form of aesthetic expression and communication for the diverse cultures that developed throughout the desert coasts and mountain highlands of the Andean region. Worn as garments...
Arretium
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Arretium

Arretium (modern Arezzo) was an important Etruscan town located in the extreme north-east of Etruria in central Italy. Flourishing as a trade and manufacturing centre, Arretium managed to overcome its rivalry with Rome and continue as a prosperous...
Chimu Civilization
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Chimu Civilization

The Chimu civilization, otherwise called the kingdom of Chimor, flourished on the northern coast of Peru between the 12th and 15th centuries CE. With their capital at Chan Chan, the Chimu were the largest and most prosperous culture in the...
Tairona Civilization
Definitionby Prapti Panda

Tairona Civilization

The Tairona civilization - one of the Chibcha family tribes - flourished in northern Colombia between 200 CE and 1600 CE. Like the Muisca of Cundinamarca, the Tairona were known for their expertise in crafting and metallurgy, especially goldsmithing...
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