http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/wor...reconstructed-after-more-than-1500-years.html The first animal to be brought up through the killing elevator after 1,500 years. The trapdoor of a lift used to transport a wooden cage containing wild animals from the underground cellars of the colosseum to the arena for battles with the gladiators. Gladiators helmet Daggers, leg guards and shield used by a gladiators. The bronze helmet survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and was worn by a heavily armoured gladiator called a 'murmillo'. http://i.***************/i/pix/2009/06/04/article-0-053464C1000005DC-139_634x422.jpg Where the animals would've been kept and tortured to enrage them before heading upstairs. Skull remains found at he Colosseum. Gladiator's waiting area/"green room" before the battles. Where the Gladiators would walk through to get to the open Colosseum. The walkway around the upper level for the fans to get to the ring and seating. No concession stands : It had a pipe system that could divert an underground river to flood the whole place for re-enactments of naval battles. https://creativekickstart.wordpress.com/tag/roman-gladiators/ http://different-doors.com/colosseum-underground-tour/ http://www.***************/news/art...diators-helmet-discovered-Pompeiis-ruins.html Facts about the Colosseum: 1. The Colosseum had over 80 entrances and held 80,000 spectators. 2. Over 500,000-700,000 people lost their lives in the arena. Over a million animals died. 3. All Romans had free entry in the Colosseum and were also fed throughout the show. 4. Festivals could last up to 100 days. 5. The Colosseum took just 9 years to build. 6. Earthquakes of 847 AD and 1231 AD did the most damage to the Colosseum you see today. 7. The Colosseum had one of the most advanced water and sewer system of it's time, including water fountains for drinking. 8. There was 36 trap doors in the Arena, allowing for elaborate special effects. 9. Tickets were issued for games, including tier number and seat number printed on the ticket. 10. The Colisseum had retractable awnings that were supported by 240 wooden masts.