Philistines


Below are three Philistines elements for DBA & HOTT.
So far they have won once against the Hebrews.  I played Goliath as a HOTT hero, but in retrospect it would have a lot more sense to make him an Elephant — David as Ps or Aux would have a QK then.

Top: Sherden Blades (for use in Sea Peoples armies as well; all evidence points to Philisitnes being the “Pelset” of Egyptian Sea People fame).  Atlantic Greeks with florist wire horns on their helmets.  The armor isn’t quite right, and the helmets should all be open faced, but I do what I can.
Center: Goliath of Gath (or one of his brothers, or another Biblical giant.)  HOTT hero (maybe Behemoth or Elephant for QK-by-Psiloi, if David is Ps)  The figure is from an old game — Crossbows and Catapults, I believe.
Bottom: Philistine blades. More Atlantic Greeks, with plumes cut off and feather (horsehair) tufts added in epoxy putty.

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Published on December 9, 2009 at 2:41 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. I like the use of the old Crossbows & Catapults Barbarian!

    • Thanks! I still have one of the vikings, too, and will have find something to do with him. I must have thrown out the rest (rather foolishly!)


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