Warlord Games has new Elamite Skirmishers

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Apr 6th, 2012
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Warlord Games continues their Hail Caesar line with Elamite Skirmishers.

From the release:

Elam was situated in modern day western Iran, its capital was Susa. During the reign of Ashurbanipal Elam was the stage of many bloody battles waged by the Assyrians from the west and the Persians from the east (who later adopted many Elamite customs). After supporting Babylon in a rebellion and later civil war Ashurbanipal silenced Elam in true Assyrian style, razing cities and slaughtering livestock.

The Elamites depicted on the Ulai river relief seem to be wearing a robe split for riding with decorated edging. Their quiver is tied round the body, held by a knot at the front. They each carry a Elamite style akinakes tucked into their belt (this is shown as being worn by the Later Persians in ‘palace dress’).

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