Larissa Bonfante

An Italian-American archaeologist and Etruscologist known especially for work on Etruscan language, costume, and ritual.

1931   -   2019

country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: English, Italian
educated at: Barnard College, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University
occupation: classical archaeologist, etruscologist, university teacher, historian, linguist
award received: Gold Medal of the Archaeological Institute of America
student of: Otto Brendel

Larissa Bonfante (March 27, 1931, Naples, Italy – August 23, 2019, New York City, New York) was an Italian-American classicist, Professor of Classics emerita at New York University and an authority on Etruscan language and culture.
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