Learning from human remains: Seianti's skeleton - for iPod/iPhone

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How much can we learn from an entombed skeleton? This album introduces Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, an Etruscan noblewoman whose remains, along with her magnificent painted sarcophagus and life-size model, provide us with an unequalled insight a Roman life around 150 BC. The Etruscans were the original inhabitants of Italy before the Romans, and Seianti’s sarcophagus and skeleton reveal a huge amount about their customs and society, as well as her o...
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How much can we learn from an entombed skeleton? This album introduces Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, an Etruscan noblewoman whose remains, along with her magnificent painted sarcophagus and life-size model, provide us with an unequalled insight a Roman life around 150 BC. The Etruscans were the original inhabitants of Italy before the Romans, and Seianti’s sarcophagus and skeleton reveal a huge amount about their customs and society, as well as her o...
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Learning from human remai...

07 Oct 2009 | 01 min 06 secs

Learning from human ...

07 Oct 2009 | 01 min 06 secs

The sarcophagus

07 Oct 2009 | 06 mins 04 secs

The sarcophagus

07 Oct 2009 | 06 mins 04 secs

Who was Seianti?

07 Oct 2009 | 06 mins 54 secs

Who was Seianti?

07 Oct 2009 | 06 mins 54 secs

Seianti’s skeleton

07 Oct 2009 | 09 mins 54 secs

Seianti’s skeleton

07 Oct 2009 | 09 mins 54 secs

Reconstructing Seianti

07 Oct 2009 | 08 mins 50 secs

Reconstructing Seian...

07 Oct 2009 | 08 mins 50 secs