Mechanical crossbow on stand (euthytonon) attributed to Philo of Byzantium (active 150-100 BC). When arms CC wound back against skeins or sinews, the ends of ropes, here shown hanging down from ends of arms, were connected to hook, so holding arms back From "Poliorceticon sive de machinis tormentis telis" by Justus Lipsius (Antwerp, 1605) Engraving
Credit: Image Asset Management Ltd.
1746-1781-A-P47CImage availability not guaranteed until image has been licensed.
Model Release not available Property Release not available
Show image that have:
SuperStock is a stock image provider with over a thousand photographers, artists, archives, museums and special collections from around the world.
SuperStock has images and illustrations that are licensed on a royalty-free, rights-managed, and subscription basis and are typically used in advertisements, annual reports, books, brochures, CD covers, greeting cards, posters, magazines, web sites and as wall art.