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Roman relief showing water organs and gladiators

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Roman relief showing water organs and gladiators
Roman relief showing water organs and gladiators | Photo: Landesmuseum Trier

Roman relief showing the water organs (hydraulis) and on the sides of the gladiators during the fight. The water organ was distinguished by a loud sound and was used in amphitheaters and ancient theaters to make the show more attractive. The object was found in Trier (West Germany).

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