Michael Fuller

Wall painting on the Tomb of the Bacchantes (followers of Bacchus) was discovered in 1874; it dates from 510 - 500 BC. Art scholars interpret the scene to show dancing and singing related to the cult of Dionysus. A couple painted on the back wall is thought to be representations of the owners.

A musician dances with his lyre while another musician carries the tune.

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Sarcophagus from Tarquinia.

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The Warrior Tomb was discovered in 1961; it was constructed between 430 and 400 BC.

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Marble statue of Mithras slaying the bull. Tarquinia Archaeological Museum

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Tarquina

- an highly significant Etruscan site in Italy. It also has a rich Roman and Medieval heritage.