• Fun Fact Friday

    Fun Fact Friday: The Etruscans Pt3

    Fun Fact Friday graphic - Etruscan art was greatly influenced by Greek culture. This influence can be seen in their connection to current subjects, materials, and style trends from Greece.

    Do you know about the Etruscans? They’re one of my favorite ancient civilizations and existed between the Greek and Roman periods. I watched a fascinating documentary series on Great Courses called the Mysterious Etruscans about them recently.  Many people don’t know about this ancient civilization and their impact on history,…

  • Fun Fact Friday

    Fun Fact Friday: The Etruscans Pt2

    Fun Fact Friday graphic - Bucchero was a technique used by the Etruscan artists for pottery. The clay piece was burnished then fired in an oxygen-starved kiln which resulted in a black shiny surface.

    If you read last Friday’s blog post you know that the Etruscans are one of my favorite ancient civilizations.  They existed between the Greek and Roman periods.  I watched a fascinating documentary series on Great Courses called the Mysterious Etruscans about them last week, so I’m sharing some highlights about…

  • Art History,  Fun Fact Friday

    Fun Fact Friday: The Etruscans

    Fun Fact Friday graphic - Categories of Etruscan Art: Tomb paintings, Bronze statues, Gold jewelry, Terra-cotta works.

    Do you know about the Etruscans? They’re one of my favorite ancient civilizations and existed between the Greek and Roman periods. I watched a fascinating documentary series on Great Courses called the Mysterious Etruscans about them this week, so I thought I’d share some things about them these next couple…