Painted tomb of Mario Moretti which dates from 500-490 BC, Etruscan Necropolis Tarquinia Italy. Discovered in 1968, the tomb is made up of a single chamber with a double sloped ceiling. The back wall pediment shows tow lions facing each other. The back wall depicts a flute player, a male figure holding a Kylix and richly dressed female figure who probably is the deceased owner of the tomb. On the side walls are dancers and players alternated by figures of trees. The tomb is named after Etruscanologist Mario Moretti.
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- Tarquinia - Italy