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The existence of an Etruscan civilization on Italian soil had in reality already been known since Roman times, but at this time the material rediscovery of Etruscan artistic wealth on Italian soil not only reopened the question of Etruscan origins, it gave confidence to Italian scholars to promote an entirely Italian cultural and artistic expression predating the Romans, one that developed solely on Italian land.
The material discovery of Etruscan civilization and its distinguishing characteristics gave birth to Etruscology, a branch of archaeology devoted completely to the study, preservation and promotion of Etruscan civilization in the world.
Founded in 1726, the Cortona Etruscan Academy was a local society developed to investigate and promote Etruscan civilization as a unique expression on Tuscan soil.
(19) Piranesi's theory of Etruscan origins promoted a very nationalistic message about the birth of Etruscan civilization on the Italian peninsula.
Once again the hypothesis of a non-indigenous origin of Etruscan civilization became a matter of disagreement between Italian and nonItalian archaeologists.
(27) Barker and Rasmussen explore the question of origins following Pallottino's theory that the formation of the Etruscan civilization should be investigated rather than their origins.
The results of these genetic tests have been received with great enthusiasm by the Turkish community, which proudly promotes the theory that the advanced and sophisticated Etruscan civilization was the historical product of Asia Minor and therefore a prominent part of Turkish historical tradition.