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Bread and games – New discoveries in Roman Carnuntum

The team of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute ArchPro and their partner ZAMG have made new discoveries regarding gladiatorial games in Roman Carnuntum (Austria). Using latest geophysical prospection methods the archaeologists have revealed - without excavation - a yet unknown amphitheater and an entire city area containing essential infrastructure for Roman spectacles. The ArchPro Carnuntum project was carried out with the collaboration of the county of Lower Austria.

Full press release: http://archpro.lbg.ac.at/press-releases/bread_and_games_carnuntum

Link to multimedia sources: http://carnuntum.7reasons.net

Information on the ArchPro Carnuntum project (English and German): http://lbi-archpro.org/cs/carnuntum/