Circus Maximus in Rome by Matania
Proposed reconstruction of the Circus Maximus in Rome - the Circus at its zenith. A fight with wild beasts in the long arena of the Circus Maximus - a mounted archer meets an oncoming lion. By the fourth century, no less than 480, 000 people could witness the displays of wild beasts in the arena or one of the chariot races with quadrigas. The last official assembly for the games with the circus walls took place under Totila the Ostrogoth in 549. Date: 1925
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Queen's Park Rangers FC football team
Queen's Park Rangers FC football team, in green and white stripes: Miles (Trainer), Foster (Director), Murphy, Cross, Collins (Captain), Downing, White, Singleton, McLean (Assistant Trainer), Bowman (Secretary), Archer, Sufflebotham, Edwards, Hitch, Ryder, Newlands, Cross, Ronaldson, Bevan, Blackwood, Stewart.
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Black basalt reliefs from Kapara's Palace. Tell Halaf
Black basalt reliefs depicting an archer, archer with lion, knight, figure with a sickle, bird, knight in armor, dogs running, palm, leopard, fishing, gathering the harvest, gryphon, slinger and battle with the enemy. They are part of the 187 reliefs of the base of the south wall of the Palace of King Kapara. 10th century BC. From Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana. British Museum. London. United Kingdom.
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