Virtually explore the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia with Smarthistory as your guide
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Confronting Hercules in the middle of his labors, this clay statue of Apollo strides forward.
The intimacy of this clay sculpture is unprecedented in the ancient world. What can it tell us about Etruscan culture?
Forget what you know about Greek and Roman architectural orders—Etruscans had their own unique style.