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Painted tomb (1799) from Sarno: grave goods from primary inhumation

Painted tomb (1799) from Sarno: grave goods from primary inhumation

The paintings represent the return of a warrior on horseback and a woman driving a cart.

Tomb 1799, necropolis at Sarno, loc. Galitta del Capitano.
Excavated 17 September 2002.

The chamber tomb was reopened in antiquity and contained two depositions; the first, found swept to one corner and including a miniature bronze belt, is dated to the late 4th or early 3rd c. BCE (early Hellenistic period).

Museo Archeologico della Valle del Sarno, Sarno, Campania, Italy
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Photo taken on 2 June 2019 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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