Center News

Back issues of volumes 1-11 of Etruscan Studies are now available through the Center's electronic resources.

Upcoming Events


Daniele Maras, Università 'La Sapienza', Roma is presenting a lecture entitled "The Origins of Populonia: Center of the Iron Industry on the Coast of Etruria" on Wednesday, March 30, at 5.00 p.m. in Campus Center 165-169 on the UMass Amherst campus.

All Things Etruscan: A Roundtable on Etruscan Religion

Larissa Bonfante, New York University, Daniele Maras, Università 'La Sapienza', Roma, and Rex Wallace, University of Massachusetts Amherst are presenting short papers on Etruscan religion at a Roundtable to take place on Monday, April 4, at 4.30 p.m. in Campus Center 168C on the UMass Amherst Campus.

Lectures and Publications by Center Faculty


Anthony Tuck & Rex Wallace. "The Social Context of Proto-Literacy in Central Italy: The Case of Poggio Civitate." London University, Conference on Etruscan Literacy in its Social Context, September 22-23, 2010. London, UK.
—. "Letters and Symbols on Locally Produced Objects from Poggio Civitate." Florida State University, Conference on Texts, Non-Texts and Contexts, February 24-25, 2011. Tallahassee, Fl.

Anthony Tuck. "The Politics of Ancestry in Early Central Italy." Bryn Mawr University, November 5, 2010. Philadelphia, PA.

Rex Wallace. "The Archaeology - Linguistics Interface: Etruscan Inscriptions from Poggio Civitate." Columbia University, Center for the Ancient Mediterranean, November 4, 2010. New York, NY.


Anthony Tuck. 2009. On the Origin of Vanth. Death Harbingers and Banshees in the Etruscan and Celtic Worlds. Festschrift in Honor of Ross Holloway, pp. 251–263.
—. 2009. Stories at the Loom: Patterned Textiles and the Recitation of Myth in Euripides. Arethusa 42: 151–159.
—. 2009. Burials from Poggio Aguzzo: The Necropolis of Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider. —. 2010. Mister and Master: The Politics of Iconography in Pre-Roman Central Italy. In Derek Counts & Bettina Arnold (eds.), The Master of Animals in Old World Iconography, pp. 211–221. Budapest: Archaeolingua Alapítvány.

Rex Wallace. 2008. Zikh Rasna. A Manual of the Etruscan Language and Inscriptions. Ann Arbor, MI: Beech Stave Press.
—. 2009. The Etruscan Language. In Greg Warden (ed.), From the Temple and the Tomb. Etruscan Treasures from Tuscany, pp. 165–183. Dallas: Meadows Museum, SMU.
—. 2010. Etruscan mlak[ and the Interpretation of the Inscription on the Santa Teresa kyathos. In B. Richard Page & Aaron D. Rubin (eds.), Studies in Classical Linguistics in Honor of Philip Baldi, pp. 141–147. Leiden/New York: Brill.