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Palette of Narmer

Palette of Narmer

3100 BCE

In the midst of Umma Entemena overthrew Urlumma and killed him. He left behind 60 soldiers of his force dead on the bank of the canal.

The war for the Tigris and Euphrates canal

2500 BCE
Cone of Entemena

Cone of Entemena

2400 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side

2350 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side

2350 BCE
Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr

Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr

2250 BCE
Victory Stele of Naram-Sin

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin

2230 BCE

I am Nin-jirsu. No country can bear my fierce stare, nobody escapes my outstretched arms.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder A

2125 BCE
Head of Man with Bows

Head of Man with Bows

1479 BCE
Warrior of Capestrano

Warrior of Capestrano

500 BCE

The history of the conquest of the Gauls (aka Celts) written by Julius Caesar.

The Conquest of the Gauls

Julius Ceasar50 BCE
The Battersea Shield

The Battersea Shield

350 BCE-50 CE
Mammen Silver-inlaid Axehead

Mammen Silver-inlaid Axehead

970 CE
The Death of Decius Mus

The Death of Decius Mus

Peter Paul Rubens1616-1617
Bonaparte Crossing the Grand Saint-Bernard Pass

Bonaparte Crossing the Grand Saint-Bernard Pass

Jacques-Louis David1802
Revolt in Cairo on 21 October 1798

Revolt in Cairo on 21 October 1798

Anne-Louis Girodet1810
An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging

An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging

Théodore Géricault1812
The Combat of the Giaour and Hassan

The Combat of the Giaour and Hassan

Eugène Delacroix1824-1826
The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

Thomas Cole1836
The Fighting Téméraire

The Fighting Téméraire

Joseph Mallord William Turner1839
Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi1864

The armistice has just been rejected, so the war will carry on worse than before - I've often regretted sending you away from Paris, but now I'm glad I did. I'm joining the artillery and will be stationed at the Porte de Saint-Ouen...

Letters from the front: The Franco-Prussian War

Édouard Manet1870
Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships

Ivan Aivazovsky1892
Braving the Bitter Cold

Braving the Bitter Cold

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1895
The Advance to Weihaiwei

The Advance to Weihaiwei

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1895
Cassandra

Cassandra

Evelyn De Morgan1898
Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1904
Peasant War print 6: Battlefield

Peasant War print 6: Battlefield

Käthe Kollwitz1907

Futurist poets, painters, sculptors, and musicians of Italy! As long as the war lasts let us set aside our verse, our brushes, scapels, and orchestras! The red holidays of genius have begun!

War, the World's Only Hygiene

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti1915
Red Army Men

Red Army Men

Varvara Stepanova1930
Guernica

Guernica

Pablo Picasso1937
The War

The War

Marc Chagall1943

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