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Ancient Greek heroes at play

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Ancient Greek heroes at play

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On a black-figure amphora by Exekias, the Greek heroes Achilles and Ajax are shown playing a game to while away the hours at Troy.

Ancient Greek shield blazons

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Ancient Greek shield blazons

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Greek shields from at least the later eighth century BC onwards were often decorated with abstract or figurative blazons.

Etruscans in Perugia

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Etruscans in Perugia

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The archaeological museum of Perugia without a doubt houses the largest collection of Etruscan objects in Umbria.