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Sam Saccomen

As I started to look into the Etruscan wing I could see various differences arise on the role of women in Etruscan society. In the earlier eras and wings we have covered women were often seen below or smaller than men to make the men seem inferior. However, in the Etruscan society we see women are more equal and are the same size or sitting at equal heights of men. In past wings we can see the importance of the afterlife, however they were always buried alone. In the Etruscan society we saw men and women (who were said to often be husband and wife) buried together in the after life. I believe this shows a shift in importance of carrying on in the afterlife with loved ones/spouse. I thought this was a great shift for women and shows the culture that the Etruscan society