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H 290 x W 205 mm

268 pages

Highly illustrated throughout in colour and black & white with 107 plates in colour

Published Jul 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784916381

Digital: 9781784916398

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Etruscan; Catalogue; World Museum; Liverpool; Archaeology; Italy; Prehistory

Catalogue of Etruscan Objects in World Museum, Liverpool

By Jeann MacIntosh Turfa, Georgina Muskett

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A catalogue of one of the finest collections of Etruscan artifacts outside of Italy, that of Wold Museum, Liverpool. This publication is highly illustrated with over 100 plates in full colour.



List of Images; Preface; Introduction; On the Catalogue; Chapter One: Prehistoric and Proto-Historic Italic/Etruscan Metalwork (“B” serial numbers); Chapter Two: Jewellery (Gold) and Related Objects (“J” serial numbers); Chapter Three: Stone and Other Materials (“S”and “O” serial numbers); Chapter Four: Ceramics, Terracottas: (“C” and “T” serial numbers); Concordance; Provenance; Bibliographic Abbreviations

About the Author

Jean MacIntosh Turfa has participated in excavations in the US and abroad, and was consultant for the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum, where she is currently a Consulting Scholar and adjunct lecturer. Her publications cover Etruscan architecture, shipbuilding, trade and the Etruscan-Punic alliance, votive offerings, health, and divination. Her books include A Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum (2005), Divining the Etruscan World: The Brontoscopic Calendar and Religious Practice (2012), The Etruscan World (editor, 2013), Women in Antiquity (with Stephanie Budin, editor, 2016) and, with Marshall J. Becker, The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry: The Golden Smile through the Ages (2017). She is proud to be a Foreign Member of the Istituto di Studi Etruschi ed Italica. Georgina Muskett was formerly Curator of Classical Antiquities at National Museums Liverpool, where she continues to research the classical collections. She is an Associate of the department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool, where she taught Aegean and Classical archaeology. One of Georgina’s research interests is Roman mosaics, and she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association for the Study and Preservation of Roman Mosaics. She is the author of a number of books and articles, including Greek Sculpture (2012).