A formal analysis is a specific type of visual description. Refer to barnet, a short guide to writing about art chapter 3 pages 46-48. Romans conquered greeks, but thought of greek art as superior to other lands. Romans tended to use similar architecture to the greeks. It is mysterious what the origin of these people is. It is not clear that they came over land from another place. They were a strong military society and able to defend boundaries until they fought the romans. Apollo, from the temple of minerva, portenaccio, veii, c. 510-500 bce: thought to be sculpted by a man named vulva, this is unconfirmed. The main difference between them is that he is fully clothed. The etruscans did not put sculptures in the pediment, it went on the roof line. Stylized elements in the drapery and the hair. Terra cotta would give more possibilities than bronze or marble.