- Etruscan art has traditionally been seen as a passive eclectic reflection of external influences, situated awkwardly between the Phoenician, Greek, and Roman worlds. Innovative reassessment by a small group of scholars has examined the selective agency of Etruscans in their construction and development of art and material culture.See also ARCHAIC; ARCHITECTURE; BRONZE FIGURINES; BUCCHERO; CANOPIC URN; DRESS; ETRUSCAN BLACK FIGURE POTTERY; ETRUSCAN RED FIGURE POTTERY; ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN POTTERY; GEMSTONES, INCISED; GOLD; HELLENISTIC; HELLENIZATION; HYBRIDITY; MIRRORS; ORIENTALIZING; PAINTING; SCULPTURE; SILVER; TERRACOTTAS; TEXTILES.
Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. Simon K. F. Stoddart.
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