Dagger and pair of bronze gladiator's greaves (leg guards) from Pompeii decorated with relief of Jupiter (left) and Neptune (right), Gladiators – Death and Triumph at the Colosseum exhibition, Museum und Park Kalkriese
Mosaic two gladiators in close combat. They can be identified as a murmillo (left: one greave, helmet's crest) and a thraex (right: high greaves). The man to the left has taken a backhanded draw-cut to the back of the thigh as a result. Blood is falling down and he will soon die a painful death, unless he receives a coup de grâce. Villa Dar Buc Ammera: Roman villa near Lepcis Magna, Libya, famous for its mosaics, which are to be seen today in the Archaeological Museum of Tripoli.
"Symposium" - from Pompeii, House of Joseph II - Naples, Archaeological Museum | This takes place in a colonnaded room and has been wrongly identified as the "Death of Sophonisba". The woman raises a silver cup, and leans on the shoulder of her companion, who - like her - wear a garland; servants carry trays full of fruit and help the guests.