c. 800 – 300 B.C.E.


Chimera from Arezzo, c. 400 B.C.E., bronze, 129 cm in length, (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence)
A vicious mythic beast, the Chimera is a terrifying mix of animals—that even attacks itself.

Chimera of Arezzo


Tomb of the Reliefs, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C.E., Necropolis of Banditaccia (Cerveteri)
All signs point to a party: cushions, drinking equipment, and armor hung on the wall … but a party in a tomb?

Tomb of the Reliefs