Friday, March 21, 2014
Ballista and Bolts #2
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Ballista and Bolts
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Monday, March 17, 2014
Onager - from above
|In this picture you can see the two twisted skiens (white) and the |
upright locking rod which holds the onager in the loaded position.
The firing trigger is the small green and white rod extending from
the bottom of the weapon base.
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Onager -- (Catapult) Locked and Loaded
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Mantlet - side, front view
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Mantlet - Side view
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Mantlet - Rear view
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This is a protection device for use in the field to protect the workers operating the siege machines.
Many of these were built and were moved into position to protect the soldiers and workers who were
an important part of the siege.
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