Spanish Falcata or Etruscan Weapon?

Up to this point I’ve endorsed the idea of the falcata being an ethnic symbol on the republican coin series, but Etruscan iconography has me questioning this a little. (earlier posts for context)

Detail from the left pillar in the the ‘tomba dei rilievi’ from the Banditaccia necropolis at Caere (Cerveteri):


Details of two cinerary urns now in Chiusi, National Etruscan Museum:


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