It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. Occupying a site just east of the Roman Forum, it's construction started between 70 and 72 AD under the emperor Vespasian and was completed in 80 AD under Titus, with further modifications being made during Domitian's reign. Originally capable of seating around 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles. It remained in use for nearly 500 years with the last recorded games being held there as late as the 6th century - well after the traditional date of the fall of Rome in 476. This 3D Puzzle is made of paper and expandable polystyrene foam board, it is easy to assemble without the use of any other tools or glue. No of Pieces: 84. Model Size: 34cm x 27.5cm x 8cm. Age: 8+ years.