A winged attendant of the divinity Turan.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • ATUNS —    The Etruscan equivalent (also known as Atunis) of the divinity Adonis, who loved Turan. On a fourth century mirror, he is the youthful figure in an embrace with Turan, accompanied by a winged attendant Zipna and swan, Tusna …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • TURAN —    The female Etruscan divinity considered equivalent to the Greek Aphrodite or the Roman Venus and thus connected with love, beauty, and seduction. Dedications first appear in inscriptions of the sixth century BC at Veii and most notably at… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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