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By Nancy Thompson de Grummond,Lisa Pieraccini

The Etruscan urban of Caere and 11 different Etruscan city-states have been one of the first city facilities in old Italy. Roman descriptions of Etruscan towns spotlight their wealth, attractiveness, and ambitious defenses. even if Caere left little written historic list outdoor of funerary inscriptions, its complicated tale could be deciphered through examining surviving fabric tradition, together with structure, tomb work, temples, sanctuaries, and fabrics comparable to terracotta, bronze, gold, and amber present in Etruscan crafts. learning Caere presents helpful perception not just into Etruscan heritage and tradition yet extra commonly into urbanism and the improvement of city facilities throughout historic Italy.

Comprehensive in scope, Caere is the 1st English-language e-book devoted to the research of its eponymous urban. gathering the paintings of a global workforce of students, it positive aspects chapters on a variety of themes, corresponding to Caere's formation and heritage, economic climate, overseas kin, exchange networks, artwork, funerary traditions, equipped surroundings, faith, everyday life, and rediscovery. commonly illustrated all through, Caere provides new views on and research of not only Etruscan civilization but in addition the city's position within the wider pan-Mediterranean basin.

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