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Facsimile of painting on right wall, Tomba dei Leopardi

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Original in the Tomba dei Leopardi (Tarquinia, c. 480/470 B.C). Fragmentary - man with cylix in right hand, moving left with head turned back; man going left with double flute; man, left hand on hip, lyre in right hand, going left. Rest fragmentary. Background of conventionalized olive.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 4, 1898, for $ 841.59 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.2-98.9)

Credit Line

General Funds

Italic, Etruscan, 1898

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy


Height x width: 332.3 x 133.5 cm (130 13/16 x 52 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas


The Ancient World