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Topic: Women in Etruria

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Message: Role of women in Religion
Author: Lauchum - Camitlnas Tullius, Patron
Date: Sep 8, 2000 07:44

This painting from the wall of the tombe dell barone in Tarquinia suggests that women had a role to play in Religion. The man is accompanied by a boy playing the double flute, and offering the priestess something on a platter (click to magnify). It looks like part of a ritual. Any comments?

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