AGEMA32 - Carthaginian War Elephant with Tower

The Carthaginians seem to have adopted the use of Elephants as instruments of war following exposure to Pyrrhus and his beasts in the 3rd Century BC. The Carthaginians seem to have phased out war chariots, and developed an Elephant corp to replace them (with mixed success!) However, Pyrrhus used Indian elephants, and with limited access to such beasts, it seems the Carthaginians used the smaller (and now extinct) North African Forest Elephant, with its distinctive ‘saddle back’. 

If they did indeed adopt Elephants following Pyrrhus’ invasion of Sicily then they would in all probability have been equipped with towers and a crew. 

1 x Metal multi-part elephant model, 1 x multi-part mahout, 2 Soldiers and a tower. – supplied un-assembled and unpainted. The tower is a laser cut MDF kit. Base not included. 28mm sized.

Carthaginian War Elephant with Tower

Our Price: £20.00

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