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The Roman Colosseum … In Lego – Build Your Own

Just as archaeology exhibitions are not all just dusty old bones and stones in glass cases, Lego is no longer only used to build houses. This collection of photographs come from an exhibition of Rome’s most famous landmark, the Colosseum. The exhibition was hosted in what was then the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney in 2013. And the star turn was a reconstruction of the Colosseum made entirely from Lego. 

Lego Colosseum Display
The Lego Colosseum on display in the Nicholson Museum

Build Your Own Colosseum in Lego

Chau Chak Wing Museum

Archaeology Travel Writer

Thomas Dowson

With a professional background in archaeology and a passion for travel, I founded Archaeology Travel to help more people explore our world’s fascinating pasts. Born in Zambia, I trained as an archaeologist at the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and taught archaeology at the universities of Southampton and Manchester (England). Read More

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