Etruscan Italy: life and afterlife | February 28-29, 2020

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Friday, February 28, 2020 | 7:30-9:30 pm. Marines’ Memorial Theatre, San Francisco. 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco CA. Buy tickets by clicking here or at City Box Office 415.392.4400. Information: https://humanitieswest.net The Etruscans were major contributors to some of Western civilization’s greatest achievements in architecture, engineering, and art.

A sophisticated and wealthy people living in central Italy between the 8th and 2nd centuries BCE, the Etruscans leave us much of their past through their material culture, namely, tombs, temples, habitation sites, and more. By the 7th century BCE the Etruscans had created a broad network of commercial and artistic trade routes throughout the Mediterranean and were avid importers of Greek and Near Eastern art. 

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