BRONZES, ETRUSCAN
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Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • ETRUSCAN BRONZE FIGURINES —    The most ancient bronze figurines are known to be from the Volterra area between the middle of the seventh century and the middle of the sixth century BC along the Cecina and Arno rivers. Figures carrying a spear or sword or veiled in the act… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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  • Henry Beauchamp Walters — (* 6. April 1867 in Oldham; † 24. April 1944) war ein britischer Klassischer Archäologe. Walters besuchte das Eton College und studierte am King s College in Cambridge. Seit 1890 arbeitete er an der Antikenabteilung des British Museum, deren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chimera of Arezzo — Year c. 400 BC Type bronze Location Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence The bronze Chimera of Arezzo is one of the best known examples of …   Wikipedia

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