A question arises: in the presentation they mention deliberately breaking statues offered 'to release the spirit' ... was the breaking of 'offered' statuary a normal practice in Roman times? Also of interest is a coin said to come from 180 B.C. (!) held up at the end, but too blurry to identify securely.
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