What would it have been like to live next door to an Etruscan?
Can I Borrow a Cup of “Zucchero?”
Fine, maybe the Etruscans didn’t have sugar, but they lived an orderly and communal lifestyle – adept at dividing land and spaces. In fact, the architectural feature “atrium tuscanicum”, was originally Etruscan, not Roman. Etruscan houses were covered with stucco and painted bright colors. “They might have been considered a little “kitschy” for our tastes today”, laughed Prof. Bizzarri.
(part II coming soon..)