Egyptian and Asian chariots. Warfare. Arming of the various ancient Near Eastern peoples. Egyptian chariots lined up in a line on the battlefields.
The representations on this panel are taken from Upper Egyptian wall paintings. War dresses. Headgear and various costumes. The pharaoh in the fight. The war chariot. Vultures and sparrowhawks were the symbol of supreme power.
The Phrygian cap. Armenian tiara. The weapons of the Parthians. The costumes of Persia. Armenian. Pearl embroidered mitre. Anaxyrides. Amazons. The mitre and crown. Furniture.
The armament of the heroic period. The Greek army. The Hoplit, the Peltast, The Rider, the Phalangit, the Archer, the victorious Warrior, the Great Goddesses of war and hunting, Athena and Artemis. The Purpure. Bourgeois costume at the time of Ptolemy.
War, race and triumphal chariots. Greek soldier. Leader in full armor. Different types of the Greek helmet and weapons.
The legionnaires: The triarii, the impediti, the eques, the Centurio, the phaleratus, the military tribune – Caesar Imperator. – The signifer, the vexillarius. The gladiators: the mirmillo, hoplomachos, the retiarius.
Gallic warrior. 1st century BC.
Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination. 2nd to 3rd century.
Gallic leader before the Roman conquest. 1st century. Gaul independent.
Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom. “Pollice Verso”. Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme.