Illustrated Bible History

Ancient Weapons and Warfare - Battering Rams

Greek Battering Ram With Cover Greek Battering Ram With Cover
Greek battering ram with protecting cover, on wheels called tortoise. From treatise of M. Rodios.
Battering Ram Battering Ram
Existing in Murviedo (the Ancient Saguntum) in the sixteenth century; now lost.
Assyrian Battering Ram Assyrian Battering Ram
Assyrian battering ram in the North-West Palace at Nimrud, about 865-860 BC; now in the British Museum.