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Mongol Warriors

Posted by on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Art 


Mongol warriors battling on horseback while attacking with the short bow.
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The Crossbow: Medieval and Modern Military and Sporting

Posted by on Monday, January 18, 2016, In : Art 




Title:  The Crossbow: Medieval and Modern Military and Sporting.

Date:  1840-1845.

Source:  Costumes of Mediaeval Christendom.

Information:  The kneeling and seated figures in this diagram illustrate how a crossbow is first drawn and then loaded. This is contrasted by the standing figure, who shows how much more rapidly a conventional bow can be fired.

Source: 
uh.edu
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Archer XI

Posted by on Friday, September 20, 2013, In : Art 


This small-scale model is of the Archer XI of the west pediment of the Temple of Aphaia (c. 505–500 BCE), which is dedicated to a Greek goddess of the same name and was worshipped almost exclusively on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf.
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The Siege of Dapur

Posted by on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : Art 


Ramesses II's attacking the Cheta people with his composite bow at the Siege of Dapur (1269 BCE).
The image was copied from a mural in Ramesses II's temple in Thebes.
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Apollo and Artemis

Posted by on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, In : Art 


Title:  Apollo and Artemis

Datec.470 BCE

Artist:  Briseis Painter (real name unknown, this Athenian artist is known for his
particular style of decoration on pottery).

Information:  The artwork on this Attic red-figure cup features Apollo, the Greek god
of archery and his twin sister Artemis, the goddess of wild places and hunting. 
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