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Summary

Also known as Tomb of Murina -Tomba dei Murina.

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tarquinia

Roman aqeduct

Tarquinia - Tarch(u)na

Estrucan city

Tomba degli Scudi

Etruscan tomb at the Necropolis of Monterozzi.

Minio

OmnesViae import TPPlace1254

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tomba dell'Orco is an Etruscan tomb in the Necropolis of Monterozzi also known asTomb of Murina. The tomb of Orcus consists of two burial chambers: The Tomb of Orcus I also known as the Tomb of Velcha and The Tomb of Orcus II.

See:

  1. Armida Sodo, Domenico Artioli,  Alberto Botti, Giovanna de Palma, Annamaria Giovagnoli, Maurizio Mariottini, Alessandra Paradisi,  Costatino Polidoro,  Maria Antonietta  Ricci: The colours of Etruscan painting: a study on the Tomba dell'Orco in the necropolis of Tarquinia, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol. 39, issue 8, pp. 1035-1041
  2. http://www.mysteriousetruscans.com/tarorcus.html
  3. Stephan Steingräber, Abundance of Life: Etruscan Wall Painting, Getty Publications, 2006