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With the conquest of the Mamluk empire in , the Ottomans ruled over the most powerful state in the Islamic world. Art of the Pleasure Quarters and the Ukiyo-e Style. For the first time, artists were inspired by and responded to the interests and preferences of the general public. Art of the Roman Provinces, 1— A. Art demonstrates both the scope and the limits of Roman influence, for the circulation of materials, methods, objects, and art forms created a certain cultural unity, and yet in each place, the persistence of local customs ensured the survival of cultural diversity.

The Art of the Safavids before The Art of the Seljuq Period in Anatolia — The Art of the Seljuqs of Iran ca.

Under the Seljuq sultanate, Iran enjoyed a period of material and cultural prosperity, and the ingenuity in architecture and the arts during this period had a notable impact on later artistic developments. Art of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in Naples. The Art of the Timurid Period ca. Timurid rulers were sympathetic to Persian culture and lured artists, architects, and men of letters who would contribute to their high court culture. The Art of the Umayyad Period — The Art of the Umayyad Period in Spain — Of works of art and other material culture only coins and scant ceramic fragments remain from this early period of the Umayyad governors — As a beehive of building and production, the city provides many insights into ancient industry and technology, from construction, to manufacture of glass and faience, to statuary and textile production, to bread making.

A rigid guild system maintained high standards of craftsmanship and regulated the process of gilt-bronze manufactory. Arthur Dove — Dove created a number of inventive works of art that used stylized, abstract forms at a remarkably early date in American art; he is considered the first American artist to have created such purely nonrepresentational imagery.

Artistic Interaction among Cultures in Medieval Iberia. During the medieval period, peoples of three faiths—Islam, Christianity, and Judaism—inhabited this land, undertaking sustained and intensive interactions that proved especially fruitful for the visual arts. Artists of the Saqqakhana Movement s—60s. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America.

Arts and Crafts designers sought to improve standards of decorative design, believed to have been debased by mechanization, and to create environments in which beautiful and fine workmanship governed. The Arts of Iran, — Arts of Power Associations in West Africa. The Arts of the Book in the Islamic World, — Arts of the Mission Schools in Mexico. Only a very few examples of the earliest Christian feather mosaics survive, as the medium is so inherently fragile; only a fraction retain a semblance of their original radiant colors.

Arts of the San People in Nomansland. Many of the figures have features, such as blood from the nose or divining switches, that indicate they are depictions of San shamans. Arts of the Spanish Americas, — The church not only exerted enormous power over the lives of the European and indigenous peoples, but also, through its patronage, profoundly influenced the nature of the visual arts in these regions. Asante Royal Funerary Arts. Women who had difficulty conceiving children visited burial grounds and left offerings in the hope that the spirits of the deceased would intercede on their behalf.

Asante Textile Arts. The Ashcan School. Ignoring or registering only gently harsh new realities such as the problems of immigration and urban poverty, they shone a positive light on their era. Asher Brown Durand — He fashioned progressively vivid compositions typically of woodland interiors, culminating in masterpieces of organic verisimilitude.

The Asmat. The Asmat believe that there is a close relationship between humans and trees, and recognize wood as the source of life. Assyria, — B. After several centuries of obscurity and even loss of independence from around B. The Assyrian Sculpture Court. The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Assyrian Sculpture Court Gallery showcases sculptures from the Assyrian capital city of Nimrud ancient Kalhu in a space designed to evoke their original palace setting. Astronomy and Astrology in the Medieval Islamic World. Asuka and Nara Periods — Their pictorial decorations provide insights into many aspects of Athenian life, and complement the literary texts and inscriptions from the Archaic and, especially, Classical periods.

Athletics in Ancient Greece. Augustan Rule 27 B. The Augustan Villa at Boscotrecase. While earlier artists focused on creating an illusion of architectural depth with solid architectural forms, the artists at Boscotrecase presented the idea with whimsical, attenuated, and highly refined elements.

Auguste Renoir — Famed for his sensual nudes and charming scenes of pretty women, Auguste Renoir was a far more complex and thoughtful painter than generally assumed. Auguste Rodin — Augustus Saint-Gaudens — Aztec Stone Sculpture. Aztec stone sculpture is the culmination of a long Mesoamerican tradition in the carving of stone—from ordinary volcanic rock to highly prized semi-precious stones such as jade—into objects and monuments of all sorts.

The Ballet. Ballet technique, like other classical Baroque figurative arts, favored symmetry, dynamic balance, and the harmony of the entire body. Barbarians and Romans.

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Promises of Roman citizenship and military and economic support encouraged barbarian leaders to assist their wealthy neighbor, primarily by providing troops. They shared a recognition of landscape as an independent subject, a determination to exhibit such paintings at the conservative Salon, and a mutually reinforcing pleasure in nature.

Baroque Rome. Baroque architects, artists, and urban planners so magnified and invigorated the classical and ecclesiastical traditions of the city that it became for centuries after the acknowledged capital of the European art world. The Batak. Although today we think of bathing as a private activity, the public bath, or hammam , was a vital social institution in any Middle Eastern city for centuries before the advent of modern plumbing.

The Bauhaus, — Its core objective was a radical concept: to reimagine the material world to reflect the unity of all the arts. Benin Chronology. Brass commemorative heads are commissioned by each oba king in the first years of his reign to honor his immediate predecessor. Bessie Potter Vonnoh — The Bikini. Simply defined, the bikini is an abbreviated two-piece swimsuit with a bra top and panties cut below the navel. Broadly defined, the bikini represents a social leap involving body consciousness, moral concerns, and sexual attitudes. Birds of the Andes. Andean people attentively observed the natural world, and the various roles attributed to birds in religions and artistic representations often seem to derive from their properties and behaviors in nature.

Birth and Family in the Italian Renaissance. Italian piety and Italian art of the late Middle Ages and after tended to stress the Incarnation narrative, the sequence of events surrounding his birth, and the events of the Passion, the sufferings of his final week on earth. The Birth of Islam. Blackwater Draw ca. Blackwater Draw in eastern New Mexico, which evidences human activity from about to B. Blown Glass from Islamic Lands.

Glassblowing enabled craftsmen to create vessels quickly and in a wide range of shapes, making glassware affordable and available. At the same time that some sculptors turned outward toward the wider landscape, others turned in upon their own bodies as both the subject and object of sculptural activity. From the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, more books of hours were made than any other type of book. Boscoreale: Frescoes from the Villa of P.

Fannius Synistor. The fact that the mid-first-century B. Botanical Imagery in European Painting. The use of botanical imagery in painting proliferated especially in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, as artists became increasingly interested in the realistic depiction of objects from the natural world. Bronze Sculpture in the Renaissance. Many European cities had bronze foundries, but Florence saw the first true flowering of bronze sculpture.

Bronze Statuettes of the American West, — Buddhism and Buddhist Art. The Gupta period, from the fourth to the sixth century A. Building Stories: Contextualizing Architecture at the Cloisters. There are, to this date, architectural elements at The Cloisters whose original location remains unknown.

Burgundian Netherlands: Court Life and Patronage. Burgundian Netherlands: Private Life. Though the Burgundian court was the single most important artistic patron during the period, private citizens were no less interested in using art to express their spiritual concerns and personal ambitions. Byzantine Art under Islam. Mirroring the political climate, art became a medium of confrontation and cooperation between the two sides. The Byzantine City of Amorium. Amorium was one of the largest and most important cities in Anatolia during the early Middle Ages, becoming in the second half of the seventh century the capital of the Byzantine province or theme of Anatolikon.

Byzantine Ivories. The allure of this substance is easily understood: its smooth, tactile quality and creamy color made it ideal for the creation of luxury goods. Justinian drew upon administrators and counselors from outside the aristocratic class. His own modest origins, along with his selection of these court members, contributed to lasting tensions with the Byzantine nobility.

Byzantium ca. Calligraphy in Islamic Art. Objects from different periods and regions vary in the use of calligraphy in their overall design, demonstrating the creative possibilities of calligraphy as ornament. Cameo Appearances. Candace Wheeler — Capac Hucha as an Inca Assemblage. Caravaggio Michelangelo Merisi — and His Followers. Caravaggio pushed the figures up against the picture plane and used light to enhance the dramatic impact and give the figures a quality of immediacy.

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Carpets from the Islamic World, — Within the Islamic world, especially fine specimens were collected in royal households. Cave Sculpture from the Karawari. Preserved in the [Kawawari] caves for generations, some of the carvings are between and years old, making them the oldest surviving examples of wood sculpture from New Guinea. Ceramics in the French Renaissance. Having closely observed the locomotion of animals, [Palissy] transformed the slithering or coiling of snakes into motifs that invigorated his clay compositions.

While evidence for large-scale warfare during the second millennium B. Charles Eames — and Ray Eames — From their architecture, furniture, and textile designs to their photography and corporate design, the husband-and-wife team exerted a profound influence on the visual character of daily life in America, whether at work or at home. Charles Frederick Worth — and the House of Worth. With his talent for design and promotion, Charles Frederick Worth built his design house into a huge business during the last quarter of the nineteenth century.

Charles James — Never having had formal dressmaking training, [Charles James] developed his own methodology based on mathematical, architectural, and sculptural concepts as they relate to the human body. Charles Sheeler — Chauvet Cave ca. From the archaeological record, it is clear that these animals were rarely hunted; the images are thus not simple depictions of daily life at the time they were made.

Childe Hassam — The man who will go down to posterity is the man who paints his own time and the scenes of every-day life around him. Chinese Buddhist Sculpture. Works with powerful physiques and thin clothing derive from Indian prototypes, while sculptures that feature thin bodies with thick clothing evince a Chinese idiom.

Chinese Calligraphy. Calligraphy, or the art of writing, was the visual art form prized above all others in traditional China. One of the most important considerations in garden design is the harmonious arrangement of elements expressing different aspects of yin and yang. Chinese Handscrolls. Looking at a handscroll that one has seen before is like visiting an old friend whom one has not seen for a while.

Chinese Hardstone Carvings. Chinese Painting. The Chopine. Christian Dior — After years of military and civilian uniforms, sartorial restrictions and shortages, Dior offered not merely a new look but a new outlook. Christopher Dresser — Classical Antiquity in the Middle Ages. Even in a ruined state, the baths, aqueducts, and sanctuaries of the classical world provoked the people of the Middle Ages to reflect upon the grandeur of the past. Classical Art and Modern Dress. In depicting details of the distinctive modes of ancient Greek attire, subsequent artists and designers have changed, as much as preserved, the actual qualities of ancient garb.

Classical Cyprus ca. Greek artists and intellectuals were welcomed in Cyprus, although there was always more incentive for Cypriot sculptors, philosophers, and writers to move from Cyprus to the Greek mainland. Classicism in Modern Dress. Claude Monet — Monet found subjects in his immediate surroundings, as he painted the people and places he knew best. Celebrated by some, deplored by others, these stimulating brews gave rise to a number of important social institutions, such as the coffeehouse, the tea garden, and the ritual of afternoon tea.

Collecting for the Kunstkammer. A compilation of remarkable things was attempted as a mirror of contemporary knowledge, regardless of whether those objects were created by the genius of man or the caprice of nature. Colonial Kero Cups. Colossal Temples of the Roman Near East. Although their exteriors often look like Roman temples, the interior layout of sanctuary buildings was actually very Near Eastern, designed as a throne room for a deity, usually with a raised platform approached by stairs. Because the mask partially or entirely obscured facial expression, emphasis was placed on dialect and exaggerated gesture to convey emotion and intention.

Company Painting in Nineteenth-Century India. While in the early phases of this school artists depended on a few key patrons, by the beginning of the nineteenth century, enterprising Indian artists had begun to create sets of standard popular subjects that could be sold to any tourist passing through the major attractions. Conceptual Art and Photography. In the wake of Abstract Expressionism, a number of painters developed strategies that both extended the life of painting while simultaneously pointing to its inevitable demise.

Constantinople after Constantinople was one of the first cities to lose many of its citizens to the Black Death in Contemporary Deconstructions of Classical Dress. The richness and variety of the costumes represented in ancient Greek art are often the result of simple manipulations of the three basic garment types: the chiton, the peplos, and the himation.

Contexts for the Display of Statues in Classical Antiquity. Few statues from antiquity have survived both in situ and intact, but the evidence suggests an ever-changing and expanding range of contexts for their display. Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas. For the devout, the veneration of these five [celestial] Buddhas offered a direct path to breaking free of the cycle of rebirth, a goal facilitated by their innumerable manifestations that make up the Himalayan Buddhist pantheon.

Costume in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Costume Institute houses a collection of more than 35, costumes and accessories spanning five continents and just as many centuries, arguably the greatest such collection in the world. The Countess da Castiglione. Fascinated by her own beauty, the countess would attempt to capture all its facets and re-create for the camera the defining moments of her life.

Courtly Art of the Ilkhanids. Members of the Ilkhanid court wore expensive clothes and accessories, whether they were traveling in luxurious tents or settling in one of their palaces for a while. Courtship and Betrothal in the Italian Renaissance. The physical embodiment of desire, these objects often display literary or symbolic representations of the pursuit or attainment of the lover.

Cristobal Balenciaga — Balenciaga achieved what is considered to be his most important contribution to the world of fashion: a new silhouette for women. Although Adam had only recently established his practice in London, his new Neoclassical style found a ready and eager audience with the nobility and gentry. Formidable traditions governed the representation of the Crucifixion and other Passion scenes, and yet Italian painters continually renewed them through creative engagement with established conventions.

The Crusades — The Crusaders then took over many of the cities on the Mediterranean coast and built a large number of fortified castles all over the Holy Land to protect their new territories. The Cubist painters rejected the inherited concept that art should copy nature, or that they should adopt the traditional techniques of perspective, modeling, and foreshortening. Cut and Engraved Glass from Islamic Lands. From Egypt to Iran, Islamic cut and engraved decoration took various forms, ranging from complex relief patterns created using mechanically operated wheels and drills to hair-width incisions made with a pointed tool.

Cyprus—Island of Copper. Cypriot smiths produced some of the finest bronzework in the eastern Mediterranean, most notably tripods and four-sided stands. Daguerre — and the Invention of Photography. From the moment of its birth, photography had a dual character—as a medium of artistic expression and as a powerful scientific tool—and Daguerre promoted his invention on both fronts.

The Daguerreian Age in France: — While portraiture was by far the most common subject of daguerreotypes, artists and scientists, explorers and archaeologists all took up the camera and produced pictures unlike any that had been made before. The daguerreotype process, employing a polished silver-plated sheet of copper, was the dominant form of photography for the first twenty years of picture making in the United States. The Damascus Room.

Although most of the woodwork elements date to the early eighteenth century, some elements reflect changes over time in its original historical context, as well as adaptations to its museum setting. Daniel Chester French — Daniel Chester French attained prominence as the leading American monumental sculptor of the early twentieth century.

Daoism and Daoist Art. Over time, Daoism developed into an organized religion—largely in response to the institutional structure of Buddhism—with an ever-growing canon of texts and pantheon of gods, and a significant number of schools with often distinctly different ideas and approaches.

David Octavius Hill — and Robert Adamson — In the mids, the Scottish painter-photographer team of Hill and Adamson produced the first substantial body of self-consciously artistic work using the newly invented medium of photography. Death, Burial, and the Afterlife in Ancient Greece. The Greeks believed that at the moment of death the psyche, or spirit of the dead, left the body as a little breath or puff of wind. The deceased was then prepared for burial according to time-honored rituals.

The Decoration of Arms and Armor. It was the use and function of the individual weapon or armor that determined why, how, and to what extent an object was decorated. The Decoration of European Armor. The Decoration of Tibetan Arms and Armor. The degree of ornamentation and the range of symbols found on Tibetan arms and armor can vary considerably, but generally the same decorative motifs found on other Tibetan objects and works of art, such as furniture, ritual implements, sculpture, and paintings, are seen on arms and armor. Design Reform.

Design reformers attempted to help a new and rapidly growing generation of middle-class homemakers create artistic yet healthy homes. Design, — By the turn of the twentieth century, a new stylistic vocabulary—with distinct regional characteristics—had been firmly established. Whether realistic or abstract, exuberant or restrained, curvilinear or geometric, there was a consistency in the purposeful rejection of outmoded tastes and exploration of new design influences. New materials and technologies, many of which had been developed during wartime, helped to free design from tradition, allowing for increasingly abstract and sculptural aesthetics as well as lower prices for mass-produced objects.

The last quarter of the twentieth century saw a surge of unbridled consumerism manifested in a number of diverse, often contradictory, design currents. The Development of the Recorder.

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A full family of recorders was needed for playing the notated polyphonic repertory of the period—motets, secular songs, fantasias, canzonas, and arrangements of dances—music made commonly available in the sixteenth century by the invention of music printing in No later than the last quarter of the fifteenth century, Italian sculptors began to use methods to cast bronzes without destroying their original model. Divination and Senufo Sculpture in West Africa. Diviners invest in the arts to foster personal relationships with the spirit world and enhance communication between nature spirits and humans.

Domenichino — Domenichino fully subscribed to the classical notion that painting was like silent poetry and required a stylized expressive vocabulary to be properly understood and deciphered. Domestic Art in Renaissance Italy. The manufacture of secular art objects, usually for the purpose of commemoration, personalized these lavish Italian Renaissance interiors. Donatello ca. Drawing in the Middle Ages. The study of medieval drawings requires that we both expand and rethink our notion of what a drawing is and how it might be used. Dressing for the Cocktail Hour. Dualism in Andean Art. Subtly or clearly expressed in art, opposite doubles and mirror images reflect the ancient heritage of symbolic dualism in the ideologies, world visions, and social structures of Andean people.

In addition to standing among the most prominent craftsmen of their era, Phyfe and Lannuier have become two of the most recognized names in the field of American decorative art scholarship.

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Dutch and Flemish Artists in Rome, — Eagles After the American Revolution. Early Cycladic Art and Culture. Early Cycladic sculpture comprises predominantly female figures that range from simple modification of the stone to developed representations of the human form, some with natural proportions and some more idealized. Early Documentary Photography. Early Dynastic Sculpture, — B. These [Early Dynastic] statues embodied the very essence of the worshipper so that the spirit would be present when the physical body was not.

Early Histories of Photography in West Africa — African patrons and entrepreneurs quickly picked up the new technology, which circulated and flourished through local and global networks of exchange. Photographers, clients, and images moved across the region often traversing both national and ethnic boundaries. Early Maori Wood Carvings. Examples of ancient Maori wood sculpture are rare but a number survive, due, in part, to the practice of hiding valuable carvings by immersing them in swamps during times of unrest.

Early Modernists and Indian Traditions. Early modernist artists used a variety of approaches to negotiate between the need to create a national style and a desire to develop personal modes of expression. Early Netherlandish Painting. Whether they were made as objects for veneration, as records of human existence in a certain time and place, or as adornments for private dwellings or public sites, early Netherlandish paintings reveal the pursuit of a common goal—to make the painted image vividly present and to render the unseen palpable.

Early Photographers of the American West: s—70s. Embracing both human enterprise and the natural wonders of California, Watkins created crystalline views of the West that balanced the works of man and nature in an ideal harmony we can only envy today. East and West: Chinese Export Porcelain. The porcelains were often stored at the lowest level of the ships, both to provide ballast and because they were impervious to water. The strong religious associations of tiger and dragon motifs contributed to their popularity in the fine and decorative arts throughout China, Japan, and Korea.

Easter Island. The most recognizable art forms from Easter Island are its colossal stone figures, or moai, images of ancestral chiefs whose supernatural power protected the community. Eastern Religions in the Roman World. The Roman pantheon presented a wide range of cults and gods with different functions, but foreign cults promised something different, something the traditional Roman cults could not-change, both in everyday life and even, at times, in the afterlife. Ebla in the Third Millennium B. Edgar Degas — : Bronze Sculpture.

His sculpture remained a private medium, akin to sketches or drawings, in which Degas, limiting himself to a small range of subjects, explored the problems that fascinated him. Edgar Degas — : Painting and Drawing. Edo-Period Japanese Porcelain. The porcelain the Dutch brought to Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was some of the first Japanese art to which Europeans were exposed. In ten years, Baldus established the model for photographic representation in genres that barely existed before him. Edward Hopper — Hopper sought and explored his chosen themes: the tensions between individuals particularly men and women , the conflict between tradition and progress in both rural and urban settings, and the moods evoked by various times of day.

Edward J. Steichen — : The Photo-Secession Years. Edward Lycett — Egypt in the Late Period ca. One notable feature of the Late Period is the diversity of religious practices manifest in inscriptions and material remains. Egypt in the Middle Kingdom ca. The Middle Kingdom mid-Dynasty 11—Dynasty 13, ca.

Egypt in the New Kingdom ca. Egypt in the Old Kingdom ca. While the origin of many concepts, practices, and monuments can be traced to earlier periods, it was during the Old Kingdom that they developed into the forms that would characterize and influence the rest of pharaonic history. Egypt in the Ptolemaic Period. Egypt in the Third Intermediate Period ca. The Third Intermediate Period laid the foundation for many changes that are observable in art and culture throughout the first millennium. Egyptian Faience: Technology and Production.

In ancient Egypt, objects created with faience were considered magical, filled with the undying shimmer of the sun, and imbued with the powers of rebirth. Egyptian Modern Art. The first generation of modern Egyptian artists was driven by a renewed appreciation of their national patrimony and the return to ancient pharaonic art detached from any African, Arab, or religious cultural references.

Egyptian Red Gold. Alfred Lucas, one of the foremost early researchers in the study of ancient Egyptian technology, correctly surmised that the vast majority of such colorations resulted from fortuitous tarnishing of silver-bearing gold and also recognized correctly that a smaller group of objects bearing a distinctly different red coloration represented another phenomenon altogether. Egyptian Revival. The vocabulary of ancient Egyptian art would be interpreted and adapted in different ways depending on the standards and motivations of the time.

Egyptian Tombs: Life Along the Nile. Eighteenth-Century European Dress. Dress of the eighteenth century is not without anachronisms and exoticisms of its own, but that singular, changing, revolutionizing century has become an icon in the history of fashion. The Eighteenth-Century Pastel Portrait. By the eighteenth century, color, not line, became dominant as pastels moved aesthetically closer to painting.

Eighteenth-Century Silhouette and Support. Although the iconic silhouette of the eighteenth century is that of the rectangularly panniered, conically corseted court dress, a simpler line of dress launched the era. Eighteenth-Century Women Painters in France. Although many critics applauded their new prominence, others lamented the immodesty of women who would display their skills so publicly.

El Greco — Elizabethan England. Elsa Schiaparelli — Empire Style, — Revolutionary conquests were echoed in the fine and decorative arts, in which figures of Fame and Victory abounded. The Empires of the Western Sudan. Strategically located between southern gold-producing regions and Saharan salt mines like Taghaza, the kingdoms of the western Sudan were well positioned to amass great wealth through the taxation of imports and exports.

The legacy [of Ghana Wagadu ] is still celebrated in the name of the Republic of Ghana; apart from this, however, modern-day and ancient Ghana share no direct historical connections. The Mali empire extended over an area larger than western Europe and consisted of numerous vassal kingdoms and provinces. Under the Askias, the Songhai empire reached its zenith, Timbuktu and Jenne flourished as centers of Islamic learning, and Islam was actively promoted.

Enameled and Gilded Glass from Islamic Lands. The numerous enameled and gilded objects that have survived intact demonstrate that such vessels were highly prized and probably used for special occasions. While this skill is traditionally associated with femininity and the education of young girls, it was in fact practiced by both men and women, children and adults, paid professionals and talented amateurs.

The books ran the gamut from princely folio size to pocket handbook, but most were modest volumes intended to guide tradesmen in constructing fashionable furniture. English Silver, — Ernest Hemingway — and Art. Ernst Emil Herzfeld — in Persepolis. Ernst Emil Herzfeld — in Samarra. Etching offered students the ability to replicate their own paintings and thus build, from afar, their reputations at home.

The etching revival inspired an interest in the medium that was sustained throughout the rest of the nineteenth century in France. Ethiopian Healing Scrolls. Images on scrolls are nonrepresentational talismanic designs that reveal mysteries and enhance the effectiveness of written prayers. Etruscan Art. While some 13, Etruscan texts exist, most of these are very short. Consequently, much of what we know about the Etruscans comes not from historical evidence, but from their art and the archaeological record.

Etruscan Language and Inscriptions. We have no surviving histories or literature in Etruscan, and the only extant writing that can be considered a text, as opposed to an inscription, was painted in ink on linen, preserved through the fortuitous reuse of the linen as wrappings for an Egyptian mummy. Europe and the Age of Exploration. Charles Monroe , US Citizenship.

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