The Painted Tombs

This Tomb was discovered in 1960 and constitutes an example of the Hellenistic period with two levels or floors and a vestibule. On the first floor there is a chamber furnished with benches which was utilized for religious ceremonies. By descending a narrow, steep staircase, two other chambers can be reached where the deposition took place. On the walls of the upper chamber, known as the vestibule, two fake doors were carved on either side of which is depicted the figure of Charon, the menacing Etruscan demon of the underworld who accompanied the souls to the after-life.

Dated: 1st half of the 3rd 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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