54 mm, White metal
Assyrian archers made up a large part of the infantry. Assyrian Kings were often depicted wielding bow. The bow was an important weapon. Assyrian archers were accompanied by a shield bearer, who protected the archer while taking aim. The Assyrians were merciless in battle. Their armies were greatest in world, especially sieges. Assyrians had enormous siege towers were constructed, several stories high, with a turret on top and one or more battering rams at the base.
St Petersburg Toy Soldiers hand Painted in St. Petersburg Russia.