Roman Naval Vessel
A marble relief depicting a Roman naval vessel with a ram on the prow. Augustan period from the Palatine, Rome. (Forum Museum, Rome)
Germanic Warriors with Captured Soldiers
An artist's depiction of Medieval Germanic warriors with captive soldiers. From the game Old World.
Aftermath of a Medieval Battle
Artist's depiction of the aftermath of a Medieval battle. From the game Old World.
Medieval Soldiers in the Mud
Medieval soldiers prepare to battle one another in the rain and mud. From the game Old World.
Assyrian Army Besieges a City
Alabaster bas-relief depicting an attack on a city by the Assyrian army. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 5 (bottom), Room B, the North-Palace Palace, Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. (The British Museum, London)
City Under Siege
Artist's impression of an army in front of a large city wall, most likely during Late Antiquity or the early Middle Ages. While this does not depict any specific event, the walls may represent the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople.
Assyrian Soldiers Attacking a City
Alabaster bas-relief depicting an overwhelming Assyrian attack on a city. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. Detail of Panel 5 (bottom), Room B, the North-Palace Palace, Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. (The British Museum, London)
Reconstruction of the Rampart of the Circumvallation, Alesia
Reconstruction of the rampart of the circumvallation at Alesia (France). The rampart consisted of a terrace (agger) surmounted by a parapet and towers. The terrace was built up with packed earth extracted from trenches. It was protected...
Archer Relief, Khorsabad
This gypsum relief, which depicts an archer, was part of a larger wall relief that demonstrates the Assyrian army and Sargon II's attack on the city of Amqaruna (Biblical Ekron) in central Palestine, probably in 720 BCE. The archer holds...
Roman Warship Relief
Relief from a monument near the Roman naval base at Misenum. At the stern of the ship, the pausarius is keeping the rowers in time with a drum. The larger man facing the rowers is possibly the trierarch, the ship's captain. End of 1st century...