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History of Iran: Parthian Army

Arsacid Parthian Cataphract Sardar (General)

Parthian mounted archer employing the classic Parthian shot over the shoulder…

((ARSACID - Parthian)) Azhidahak (Dragon) Standard Bearer Cavalryman

A Parthian cataphract and a light cavalry archer come across a fellow comrade with a captured Roman standard after the battle of Carhae. The Parthian victory was a complete success and ensured Parthian independence from Rome.

Attributed to Richard Holden: Harquebus Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (15.113.1-5,29.158.885) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ram's-head amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 712–657 B.C. Egyptian/Nubian Gold

Detail, Bronze Chariot, Etruscan, c. late 6th century BC