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Summary

Tomba dei Leopardi is an Etruscan tomb at the Necropolis of Monterozzi. Tarquinia.

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tomba del Letto Funebre

Etruscan tomb at the Necropolis of Monterozzi. Tarquinia. 30. Funerary Bed.

Tomba dei Baccanti

Etruscan tomb at the Necropolis of Monterozzi – Calvario. Tomb of the Bacchantes.

Tomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia

Tomba del Triclinio is an Etruscan tomb at the Necropolis of Monterozzi

Tarquinia - Tarch(u)na

Estrucan city

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Thomb of the Leopards - Tomba deil Leopardi is an Etruscan burial chamber so called for two antithetic leopards above the banqueting scene. The banqueters are dressed  male-female couples are attended by nude boys on each side of the each couple. According to the Near East, archaic Greek or Epyptian art convention female are depicted as fair-skinned and men as dark. It dates back ca 480-450 BC.

See:

  1. Stephan Steingräber, Abundance of Life. EtruscanWall Painting, 2006