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Location: Italy      Length: 18 min.

Legendary in the ancient world for their wealth, spirituality, and the exceptional freedoms for women, the Etruscan civilization has been shrouded in mystery.  The early Mediterranean dynasty of Etruria flourished for a thousand years and vanished, leaving beguiling art and artifacts, but little trace of its history.  After decades of work, archaeologists now are piecing together a fascinating portrait of daily life in Etruscan society. Gregory Warden of Southern Methodist University is employing some new methods and coming up with some new answers.

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