Biconic urns were based on a native Italic type of pottery. The lids varied according to the sex of the deceased: those belonging to females were dish-shaped, to males, helmet-shaped. Other types of urns were modeled after typical family dwellings.
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Italy of the Etruscans: Archaeological finds from the First Millenium, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/06/1991 - 18/11/1991
The Etruscans, Nir David, 02/03/1992 - 15/09/1992