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Facsimile of painting of detail of the right wall, Tomba dell'Orco

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Head of the wife of Arnth Velchas. Original from the Tomba dell'Orco (Tarquinia, 360 -330 B.C.). A Woman, Velia, in profile on a dark cloud-like background; behind her the hand of a person named Arnth Velcha(s), probably her husband, over them a vine. (NY Carlsberg Glyptotek Catalogue)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Fiske Warren

Italic, Etruscan, 1898

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Accession Number

08.514

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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