Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Tuchulcha

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Tuchulcha
Mythic, worshipped by the Etruscans in Italy, circa 800–396 B.C.

Half human, half donkey, Tuchulcha was an Etruscan demon of the underworld. She had a vulture's beak, wings, and hair made of serpents.

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