Cast Gallery catalogue number: A120b

The defenders of a besieged city stand on the walls throwing rocks onto their attackers below.
See A120f for attackers.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 62cm, Width: 1.19m.
  • Copy of part of a limestone frieze.
  • The frieze:
    • is from the interior of the west wall of the Heroon at Trysa (in Lycia).
    • was made about 390-380 BC.
    • was taken to Vienna in 1883.
    • is now in Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum.

Look at casts from the Heroon at Trysa