The Tomb of the Infernal Quadriga was found in October 2003 during the annual excavation campaigns in the monumental necropolis of Pianacce, about 1 km from the center of Sarteano, and was one of the most significant discoveries in the field of Etruscanism in recent decades . The tomb is excavated in the travertine to a depth of 5 m, with a dromos (corridor) of access of 20 m and decorated by a pictorial cycle of xceptional beauty and conservation.

The three-headed snake of the chamber is one of the many monsters that populate the world of the underworld in the Etruscan funerary imaginary of the time, as well as the most frequent hippocampus that can be seen on the back wall. Under it stands a colossal gray alavastro sarcophagus, found in fragments and now restored, with the deceased half-reclining and leaning on two cushions.
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