Proof that Roman gladiators hated astronauts

Seen on Twitter this morning:

Hmm.  Maybe not.

We’re often told that “archaeology is science so only archaeology is reliable.”

So this is a fun illustration of the perils of that; of what can happen when you have no literary sources, and construct a narrative solely from archaeology or monuments.


3 thoughts on “Proof that Roman gladiators hated astronauts

  1. That’s precisely what was made in the 1970’s french collection “l’aventure mystérieuse” (the myterious adventure) in which was explained that electyric drills (and many other engines) already existed during Egyptian antiquity, according to some ancient reliefs !

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