(First Paragraph) Looking down the long corridors of time, the ancient Etruscans emerge as a powerful people whose economic and social development was founded on their metal industry. Over the centuries, however, the Etruscans were gradually absorbed into the Roman Empire and their language disappeared.
Original Publication Citation
DeBeixedon, D. K. (1989). Ancient Etruscan metalsmiths: The afterlife mirrors life. Metalsmith, 9, 14-21.
DeBeixedon, Dianne K., "Ancient Etruscan Metalsmiths: The Afterlife Mirrors Life" (1989). Art Faculty Publications. 13.