PLAVTENA
   The name of an Etruscan from Caere who left a dedicatory inscription on Aegina.

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  • AEGINA —    The Greek island where the Greek sanctuary of Athena was found, which has yielded a sixth century BC Etruscan dedicatory inscription, by an Etruscan trader Plavtena from Caere, on a Laconian cup. This can be interpreted as the counterpart to… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CAERE — (AGYLLA, CAISRA, CISRA, CERVETERI)    The key settlement of South Etruria, located six kilometers from the sea and linked to the ports of Pyrgi (by a monumental road), Alsium, and Punicum. Knowledge of its early origins has been supplemented by… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • SOSTRATOS —    A rich merchant from Aegina, mentioned by Herodotus, who has been linked to a dedication on an anchor at Gravisca and grafitti on Attic pottery. This act can be seen as the counterpart to the Etruscan inscription on a Laconian cup at Aegina by …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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