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Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

Season 42 Episode 6 | 54m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Archaeologists and engineers are teaming up to recreate a 25-foot lifting machine and trap door system capable of releasing a wolf into the Colosseum's arena for the first time in 1,500 years. Do they have what it takes to replicate the innovation and ingenuity of the Romans?

Aired: 02/11/15

Expires: 11/05/23

Rating: TV-PG

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