New fresco with gladiators discovered in Pompeii


New fresco with gladiators discovered in PompeiiArcheologists excavating what may have been an ancient Roman drinking den in the ruined city of Pompeii said Friday they have unearthed a well-preserved wall painting of gladiators in action, complete with realistically gory wounds. The 3ft by 4.5ft fresco is located in the Regio V site, in the northern section of Pompeii’s archaeological park, in an area not currently accessible to visitors. “Very probably the fresco decorated a place used by gladiators, perhaps a watering hole .


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