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Tomb contains oldest paintings in Western culture June 18, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Archaeology.

According to Italian officials, the Tomb contains oldest paintings in Western culture

The remains of a tomb carved into the hillside in a barley field 20 kilometres north of Rome, near the town of Veio, is adorned with vibrantly coloured frescoes estimated to be 2,700 years old.

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