Museum of Fine Art, Houston invites the Legion to preside over their
College Student Night at the visiting Pompeii exhibit. Legionaries performed
educational tasks throughout the museum and throughout the evening.
we see the Legate and his personal bodyguard helping civilians try on
the Legionary uniform.
Marcus and another Republican-era Legionary were dispatched to guard
the Tomb of the Unknown Roman Soldier. This is actually the remains
of a soldier recovered from Pompeii, with some fantastically detailed
belt-plates still intact:
Pompeii Trivia Challenge
Tribune organized and conducted the "Pompeii Trivia Challenge"
which was a trivia game built upon information the students learned
in the exhibit itself. Participants played in teams of three for a 30
minute game that was high-energy and educational.
. . some follow up trivia questions:
In the photo to the right, which is the more authentically
accurate piece of headgear, A or B?
During which Imperial dynasty did the brontosaurus (as pictured
by the young scientist below) go extinct?
. . we don't have to tell you that we're joking with these, do we?
Legion on Patrol
there was a great deal of goofing around, here it took place "on
the streets of Pompeii."