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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Lares, The
A set of household Gods worshipped by nearly everyone. They were said to be the offspring of Mercurius by Larunda, an Etruscan Goddess who was recognized in Roman times as the nymph Lara. The Lares were associated with the Lar Familiaris, ancestral spirits...
Deities & Heros >> Roman
Daughter of Jupiter, Goddess of war and peace or, more properly, the decisions and actions of the State. As such, she is also a Goddess of wisdom. Based on an early Etruscan Goddess, She became heavily conflated with the Hellenic Pallas Athene....
Deities & Heros >> Roman
Originally an Etruscan God, Vulcan came to be recognized as a primary patron of Smiths, mechanics, and craftsmen. As such, he was often combined with the Hellenic Hephaestus and, like him (and so many other Aryan Smithy Gods), was lame. Also like Hephaestus,...
Deities & Heros >> Roman
The Consort of Pomona, He is the Patron of gardeners and cultivated ground; He also has a general authority over orderly change, as in the progress of the seasons. Based on an earlier Etruscan Deity....
Deities & Heros >> Roman

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Treasure-filled tomb of Etruscan 'princess' unearthed
The ancient tomb was found in a burial chamber three metres below the ground in front of the ticket office at the archaeological site of Vulci in Lazio, which was once an important Etruscan city.
Etruscan Tomb Yields Golden Scarab
MILAN, ITALY— reports that a tomb dating to the eighth century B.C.
Looters lead archaeologists to treasure-filled tomb of 'Etruscan princess'
Looters and treasure hunters are usually the bane of archaeologists, but in the case of a treasure-filled Etruscan tomb recently uncovered—which likely belonged to a princess—looters played an unusually helpful hand in its discovery.
The Cerveteri Necropolis, Etruscan City of the Dead
The Etruscan settlement of Cerveteri can be dated back to the 9 th century B.C., and its necropolis, which contains thousands of tombs, was in use since the 7 th century B.
Etruscan exhibitions in Tuscany, spring 2016

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