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The spectacula  at Pompeii
28-AUG-2003

The "spectacula" at Pompeii

A rather dull example as amphitheatres go - but the oldest that survives,
having been built some 150 years before the eruption.

And remarkable all the same, for being the first constructed of stone, at
a time when such permanent structures were still not permitted in Rome -
it predates the Colosseum by a long way!

Notable also for Pink Floyd's concert film, shot there in 1971....

More interesting ones amongst... _ http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/ovals

Canon PowerShot S400
1/250s f/7.1 at 7.4mm full exif

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