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ancientpeoples: “ Etruscan urn with decorated lid Etruscan urns are often decorated with mythological scenes and carved image of the deceased on top of the urn. The urn is made from limestone. 104 cm high and long by 29 ½.

Etruscan urn in Perugia

Head of Medusa. From the chamber tomb of the Rafi family, discovered in cent.

Etruscan urn in Perugia

The Madness of King Athamas. The Hypogeum of the women of the Velimna (Latin Volumni) family, found in End of the - cent.

Roof ornament/antefix    5th Century BCE    Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

Roof ornament/antefix Century BCE Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

The Sarcophagus of the Spouses is the name given to this monumental terracotta Etruscan funerary urn, representing two spouses reclining side by side in a typical Etruscan banquet pose. Their ashes or remains were placed in the urn.

The Sarcophagus of the Spouses is the name given to this monumental terracotta Etruscan funerary urn, representing two spouses reclining side by side in a typical Etruscan banquet pose. Their ashes or remains were placed in the urn.

Pottery: red-figured chous (wine-jug) with a two-horsed chariot passing a finishing post. Culture/period Attic. Date 420BC-400BC (circa)

Pottery: red-figured chous (wine-jug) with a two-horsed chariot passing a finishing post. Attic, ca BC

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