GAMES, FUNERARY (SPETTACOLI)
- Funerary games were frequently represented in paintings on tomb walls (such as the tombs of the Olimpiade [Olympics], Bighe [two-wheeled chariots], Auguri [augurs] at Tarquinia, and the tomb of the Scimmia [monkey] at Chiusi) and on stone reliefs. The games consisted of chariot and horse races and various forms of athletics, often accompanied by various forms of dance and music.
Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. Simon K. F. Stoddart.