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This is such an interesting shift! This is the first time we see intimacy being displayed between a husband and wife. Not only that, but it said the Greek and Latin cultures even saw such displays as offensive. The women were clearly treated different in the Etruscan culture, the aren’t being shown as sitting lower than the men, they are shown on equal platforms; as we see in the Cerveteri Sarcophagus and the Sarcophagus of Larth Tetnies and Thanchvil Tarnai, there is a sense of intimacy being shown between the man and woman. This indicates women were more privileged in this society, which means they probably enjoyed more freedom as well. They were able to participate in banquets, funerary rites, rituals, and other parts of public life. It is emotionally moving to see the Sarcophagus of Larth Tetnies and Thanchvil Tarnai was commissioned by the couple to show an eternal loving embrace. In the Cerverteri Sarcophagus the way the couple are draped around each other while at a banquet shows a public display of affection. This is absolutely unique to any other art work that we have looked at, it is a really interesting change.