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Pompeii - out of legos!
« on: January 29, 2015, 11:55:41 AM »
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PHOTOS: Museum recreates ancient Roman city of Pompeii — using 190,000 Lego blocks

Lego Pompeii was painstakingly recreated from more than 190,000 individual blocks across 470 hours for Sydney University’s Nicholson Museum – it’s the largest model of the ancient city ever constructed out of Lego blocks. There is a mix of ancient and modern elements within the model’s narrative; displaying Pompeii as it was at the moment of destruction by the volcano Vesuvius in 79AD, as it was when rediscovered in the 1700s, and as it is today.

The historical model is the exhibition centrepiece in an archaeological museum where, until recently, displays of Lego would have been unthinkable.

The Nicholson Museum, with collections of artefacts from the Mediterranean region, Egypt and the Middle East, is a place where visitors can expect to see Greek vases, Egyptian sculpture and ceramic sherds from Jericho.





http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/photos-museum-recreates-ancient-roman-city-of-pompeii-using-190000-lego-blocks/
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Re: Pompeii - out of legos!
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 12:47:58 AM »
neat but not impressive.  I now.... I'm jaded by all the truly epic Lego builds I've seen online.
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Re: Pompeii - out of legos!
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2015, 07:53:28 AM »
It's 190,000 Legos. I'll give him impressive.
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Re: Pompeii - out of legos!
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2015, 12:42:55 PM »
It's 190,000 Legos. I'll give him impressive.

Ditto that!  Holy s***.  :o 

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Re: Pompeii - out of legos!
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2015, 11:01:02 PM »
Gus - I use sweatpants with flannel shorts to soak up my crotch sweat.

Banzai Cat - There is no "partial credit" in grammar. Like anal sex. It's either in, or it's not.

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Re: Pompeii - out of legos!
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2015, 11:06:05 PM »
It's amazing what man can do when they aren't bothered by women.
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