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aug 29, 480 BC - 32 Tomb of the Triclinium 480-470 BCE Tufa and fresco Tarquinia, Italy

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Chamber tombs are subterranean rock-cut chambers accessed by an approach way (dromos) in many cases. The tombs are intended to contain not only the remains of the deceased but also various grave goods or offerings deposited along with the deceased. The Tomb of the Triclinium is composed of a single chamber with wall decorations painted in fresco. Discovered in 1830, the tomb takes its name from the three-couch dining room of the ancient Greco-Roman Mediterranean, known as the triclinium.

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aug 29, 480 BC
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~ 2501 years ago

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