Costumes of Assyrians, Medes and Persians in ancient times.
Top row left: Assyrian man of the people. Noble Assyrian. Assyrian court officials. Right: Assyrian warriors with stand shield. Assyrian warrior with hand shield. Assyrian archer.
Bottom row left: Persian warrior. Distinguished Persian. Persian archer. Right: Aristocratic Medes. Noble Persian. Persian.
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Source: The history of costumes. Munich picture sheet. (Münchener Bilderbogen) Published and published by Braun and Schneider in Munich. Published between 1861 and 1880.