Etruscan Archaeology

CLST 550

This course is about the study of one of the most important and fascinating civilizations of ancient Italy, which deeply influenced the Classical world and the Mediterranean basin. Join in archaeological study and comparative analyses of pre-urban and urban settlements, the necropoleis, art, art history, iconography and cultural assets and archaeological remains of the Etruscan and pre-Roman Italic world. We will also study the Etruscan language and inscriptions. Ultimately, the archaeological interpretation of Etruscans and other ancient societies in the first millennium BCE will raise new research questions in the field of Mediterranean and classical archaeology

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Italy
Explore these religions: 
Other
Relevance to other majors: 
Classical Studies, Cultural Anthropology
Duke University Students Digitally Document Ancient Tomb
Faculty: 

Maurizio Forte, maurizio.forte@duke.edu

Areas of Knowledge: 
CCI, R, CZ
Modes of Inquiry: 
CCI, R
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
Yes
Literature in Translation?
Yes