Etruscan society developed in central Italy. The Orientalizing period connected Etruscan arts with eastern Mediterranean culture.
Archaic Etruscan art often includes terra cotta statues that are stylistically and aesthetically Etruscan but influenced by Greek art.
Etruscan temples derive from Greek models but are distinguished by a high podium, deep porch, prostyle columns, and frontality.
Etruscan tombs, grave goods, and necropoleis provide invaluable evidence for the study of Etruscan society and culture.
Etruscan bronze classical art demonstrates the range and skill of artists who crafted large votive offerings and small, personal trinkets.
As Etruscan territories fell under Roman dominance, Etruscan culture and art changed to reflect Roman influence and new cultural values.