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Facsimile of painting on back wall, Tomba delle Bighe

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Original in the Tomba delle Bighe (Tarquinia, c. 480 B.C.). Pediment: two reclining youths flanking the columen inside which is seen a large krater and the traces of two standing figures. Upper frieze: grandstands with spectators at either side, sport events. Main frieze: banqueters, under the...

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Provenance

By 1905: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Fiske Warren to MFA, May 28, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren

Italic, Etruscan, 1900

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 469.5 x 246 cm (184 13/16 x 96 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.500

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions