The Etruscans at Cerveteri ~ SAT, JAN 18, 7PM View larger

The Etruscans at Cerveteri ~ SAT, JAN 18, 7PM

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Thirty-five miles north of Rome, the city of Cerveteri is most famous today for its 1000-acre Etruscan burial ground, with thousands of rock-cut tombs rich in artifacts and wall paintings depicting scenes from Etruscan daily life. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, January 18, 2020, 7:00PM.

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Thirty-five miles north of Rome, the city of Cerveteri is most famous today for its 1000-acre Etruscan burial ground, with thousands of rock-cut tombs rich in artifacts and wall paintings depicting scenes from Etruscan daily life. Among these is the Regolini-Galassi tomb, which was found full of precious artifacts from silver cups to the finest Etruscan gold jewelry ever discovered. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, January 18, 2020, 7:00PM. NOTE: This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 lecture series "All Roads Lead to Rome."

William H. Fredlund, the Director of the Institute, obtained his B.A. and M.A. from UCLA, where he specialized in European history and art history. He studied in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship and completed a double Ph.D. in history and humanities at Stanford, specializing in Renaissance Italy. Dr. Fredlund has taught for UCLA, the University of Florence, Stanford, and UCSC Extension.