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Tomb of real-life Gladiator found

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The tomb of a man believed to be the inspiration for Russell Crowe's character in Gladiator has been found near Rome.

Archaeologists say the grave of the Roman general reveals an amazing amount of information about his life.

Duncan Kennedy reports from Rome.

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