Unfortunately this article, in English, does not provide pictures of the findings in Tuscany. The Etruscans loved and respected their women. (Usually a sarcophagous has the sculpture of both a man and a woman. )
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Said by a smart Arktos member,
"A slavic girl may be so sweet. The nicest one you'll ever meet. She might seduce you if she can. You'll think she is your greatest fan. But cross her, and your fate she'll seal, with a will of titan steel."
They sounded like a smart group of people. I never heard of them before. What else is knowm of them.
Also second link didn't work for me. And seems they're looking for more archeologists. Is it a dying field?
For details and pictures, please consult Wikipedia, etc. Here is a very brief introduction:
During the first millennium B.C., in Italy there were four major populations and cultures: The Greek (southwardly from Naples and in Sicily, or "Magna Graecia"), which overlapped with the Oscan -- with different languages, customs, and achievements; the Etruscan, which extended beyond the modern region called Tuscany; and, between them, the Roman, whose emperor Augustus unified all of Italy, politically, as one country. Today's geographical Italy is like Augustus' Italy. (The original Italy, Oyitalia or Italia, was a region of Magna Graecia, and those Greeks called themselves Italiotai rather than Ionic etc.)
There is nothing certain about the origin of the Etruscans, but I have discovered that their language is Indo-European, that is, derived from the lexicon of Classical Greek. They wrote in an alphabet that gave rise to the Latin/Roman script - which is in front of your eyes. They were a quite religious and superstitious people. I have translated their "Pyrgi Tablets" (in a book I am trying to publish), which is a public thanksgiving notice to the goddess Uni for being saved in a shipwreck. They built small temples to the gods. They built homes, chamber tombs (with a lot of paintings), and roads. The "Roman" arch and building skills are all of Etruscan origin. They loved and wall-depicted music, sports, and even women in "bikini" outfits. The Roman emperor Claudius was an Etruscan. Unfortunately his history of the Etruscans in the Etruscan language has been lost'. However, excavations at Pompeii have already yielded the ashes of original Greek books (which have been reconstituted)... Who knows what half of that buried city may still contain?