The Painted Tombs

This burial chamber was discovered in 1967 and consists of a single chamber with a double-pitched roof. It was recently dedicated to the memory of the architect who was responsible for the restoration and conservation of all the Etruscan painted tombs in Tarquinia. A banquet scene is depicted on the rear wall of the tomb with two pairs of men, each reclining on separate “klynai” (type of couch) while women are standing both behind and at their sides. The side walls depict festive scenes of dance and music set in an small wood full of birds and festooned young trees.

Dated: First half of the 5th century B.C.

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Jugglers’ Tomb

Tomb Of The Warrior

Cristofani Tomb

Hunting Tomb

Lotus Flower Tomb

Tomb Of The Lionesses

Pallottino Tomb

Tomb Of The Maiden

Hunting And Fishing Tomb

Tomb Of The Charons

Two-Roofed Tomb

Gorgoneion Tomb

Cardarelli Tomb

Moretti Tomb

Tomb Of The Flagellation

Tomb Of Little Flowers

Tomb Of The Blue Demons

Bettini Tomb

Deer Hunting Tomb

The Bartoccini Tomb

Leopards Tomb

Tomb Of The Bacchae

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