Ser. 3. No. 7. (2019)

Roman bronze gladiators: A new figurine of a murmillo from Brigetio

Dávid Bartus
Institute of Archaeological Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University
Published October 16, 2020
How to Cite
Bartus, D. (2020). Roman bronze gladiators. Dissertationes Archaeologicae, 3(7), 177-185.


In summer 2019 a bronze figurine of a gladiator came to light during the excavations in the praetentura of
the legionary fortress of Brigetio. This paper will briefly review all known bronze gladiator figurines from
Brigetio, as well as the representations of gladiators in Roman art.