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 quadriga, composed of two lions and two griffins, draws a chariot led by a demon: probably an nnovative representation of the Chaurun demon as a charioteer, the equivalent of the Greek Caron in his role as a companion of souls to Hades.
The two dead lying on the bed in the eternal banquet, while addressing an exceptional gesture of affection, are probably father and son, with a different color of the skin to indicate the difference in age.
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