GLAD­I­A­TORS: HE­ROES OF THE COLOSSEUM

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In an Aus­tralian exclusive, “Glad­i­a­tors: He­roes of the Colosseum” is show­ing at Queens­land Mu­seum. The ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures more than 110 orig­i­nal arte­facts in­clud­ing pieces of the Colosseum, au­then­tic elab­o­rately dec­o­rated bronze gla­di­a­tor hel­mets and orig­i­nal arms and ar­mour pre­served in the ashes of Pom­peii. In this very rare and unique op­por­tu­nity, vis­i­tors will be able to im­merse them­selves in the ev­ery­day lives of An­cient Ro­man Glad­i­a­tors with in­ter­ac­tive games and dis­plays that re­veal who glad­i­a­tors were, where they lived and how they trained. The ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures arte­facts from seven Ital­ian mu­se­ums and in­sti­tu­tions. Un­til 28 Jan­uary 2018, Queens­land Mu­seum, Grey Street, South Bank. 3840 7555. qm.qld.gov.au

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