A hoplomachus fought with a lance, a long dagger and a small shield like this one. Encircled by laurel wreaths for victory, the medallion in the centre bears the head of the legendary Gorgon, Medusa, whose look is said to have turned men into stone.
Aside from the daily bathing ritual, the spectacles of the amphitheatre were the most popular form of entertainment in Pompeii…
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We have checked the museum displays and report that only the Giant Millipedes from Queensland is currently on display. You will find these live specim...