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ETRUSCANS BY DEFINITION

An Etruscan study day in honour of Sybille Haynes on her 80th birthday

Friday 8th December

British Museum

 


A day of papers by international scholars on the theme of the regional, cultural and personal identity of the Etruscans, organised by the British Museum in honour of Sybille Haynes to mark her 80th year.

The conference programme and booking details are available on this site. For a downloadable copy of the conference poster (pdf), click here.  The annual Eva Lorant Memorial Lecture will take place on the evening of December 8th, following the conference.

Tickets: £35 (students £28) from www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/tickets or by telephone booking on  +44 (0)20 7323 818.  The ticket includes buffet lunch, evening lecture and reception. For more information email greekandroman@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)20 7323 8321.


Programme

David Ridgway: James Byres and the definition of the Etruscans

 Judith Toms: Regional identities within the Villanovan culture

 Friedhelm Prayon: The atrium house and life-style: an Italo-Etruscan concept

 Stephan Steingräber: Etruscan Rock tombs - Origins, characteristics, local and foreign Elements

 Stefano Bruni: Rituals and ideology among the aristocracy of the orientalising period

 Jean-René Jannot: To sleep, perchance to dream: Etruscan funerary perfumes

 Judith Swaddling: Shake, rattle - and role? Sistra in Etruria

Nancy Winter: Solving the riddle of the sphinx on the roof

John Penney: Personal details in Etruscan inscriptions

 Giovanna Bagnasco Gianni: The importance of being Umaele

Eve Lorant Memorial Lecture:

Philip Perkins (Open University): Etruscan Bucchero in the British Museum and the Origins of Mass Production

Downloadable poster available.