Gladiator Mosaic

The Gladiator Mosaic is dated to the early 4th century AD.
It was discovered in 1834 on a Borghese estate outside Rome.

Many of the gladiators depicted are named.
The Greek letter Theta near names stands for thanatos, meaning dead.



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