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Here's How Ancient Romans Got Wild Animals Onto the Colosseum Floor

Here's How Ancient Romans Got Wild Animals Onto the Colosseum Floor | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
A reconstructed version of a complex lift and trap-door system, powered by workers turning a wheel, is on display at the Colosseum in Rome.
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What Do Classical Antiquities Look Like in Color?

What Do Classical Antiquities Look Like in Color? | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that classical sculpture is white. Think of the gleaming marble of artworks like the Belvedere Torso and "Laocoön and His Sons" — the whiteness imparts a kind of purity, a sense of b...
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Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour Through Ancient Rome, 320 C.E.

Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour Through Ancient Rome, 320 C.E. | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Christian churches were being built.' Rome Reborn offers, declared Matthias Rascher, 'a truly stunning bird’s-eye view of ancient Rome that makes you feel as if you were actually there.' You may also remember our posts on video analyses of great works of art by Khan Academy's Smarthistory.
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This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Researchers have finally found out why the jade-green cup appears red when lit from behind
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