In the Etruscan world, women, unlike their contemporaries in Greek civilization, enjoyed great freedom. The Greek authors disapproved of this fact and spread malicious comments about the moral customs of Etruscan women.
BCE the Etruscans were expanding their trade contacts throughout the Mediterranean world. The man in Persian costume is an unusual expression of the Etruscan interest in the exotic. Shaft of a bronze thymiaterion - incense burner.
Brooch In the Form of a Chimera Etruscan, BC The British Museum “There are a number of surviving examples of this type of gold brooch, popular in Etruria towards the end of the sixth century BC. The type developed from the basic bow fibula,.
Laconian (Spartan) bronze mirror said to be from southern Italy (Taranto?), second half of the century B. The handle is in the form of a young maiden standing on a recumbent lion with griffins springing from her shoulders.