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jan 1, 475 BC - Tomb of the Triclinium

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Etruscan, showed their funerary beliefs. The tomb itself is a chamber tomb, a tomb that is subterranean, rock-cut, and is usually accessed by an approach way known as a dromos. Contained offerings for the deceased and the deceased. The name is from three couch dining rooms from ancient greco-roman homes. The reclining figures on the couches (klinai) are similar in style to fifth century attic pottery from Greece. Underneath the couch there is a large cat, a rooster, and another bird. Funerals commonly were accompanied by games, this is alluded to on the walls. Females were light skinned males were dark skinned. Funerals were festive not somber.
Terra cotta = Etruscan
Made out of tufa and fresco

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Date:

jan 1, 475 BC
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~ 2495 years ago

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