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Facsimile of painting on entrance wall, Tomba Querciola

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Original in the Tomba Querciola (Tarquinia, c. 400 B.C.). Through the door opening the stairway is seen bathed in light. Pediment: two warriors with red horses flanked by two blue panthers. Above the door a man and biga, probably the deceased; dancers among trees on either side. Bottom frieze:...

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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, 1902

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 531 x 397.5 cm (209 1/16 x 156 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.495

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions