Tomb of the Triclinium

Tomb of the Triclinium
Name
480 – 470 BCE
Date
na
Artist
n/a
Patron
Etruscan
Period
Tarquinia, Italy
Locations
The tombs are intended to contain not only the remains of the deceased but also various grave goods or offerings deposited along with the deceased. The main painted scene is meant to represent the celebration of the funeral banquet to show that the funeral rites were not somber but rather a festive celebration of going to the afterlife.
Function
Tomb with painted frescoes
Material
Frescos moved to Tarquinia National Museum; discovered in 1830
Context
single room, banquet scene, party
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