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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)


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

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Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas


The Ancient World