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Facsimile of painting on right wall, left side, Tomba degli Scudi

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Original in the Tomba degli Scudi (Tarquinia, after 350 B.C.). On a richly decorated couch Velthur Velcha and his wife Ravnthu Aprthnei, identified by inscriptions, are banqueting entertained by a flute player and a lyre player. (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, 1900

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy


Height x width: 192 x 200 cm (75 9/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas


The Ancient World