Principles of Pre-Roman and Etruscan Archaeology

CLST 550

This course is about the study of one of the most important and fascinating civilizations of ancient Italy and of the pre-Indoeuropean world, which deeply influenced the Classical world and the Mediterranean basin. It will involve archaeological study and comparative analyses of pre-urban and urban settlements, the necropoleis, art, art history, language, iconography and cultural assets and archaeological remains of the Etruscan and pre-Roman Italic worlds. 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.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring