The pass of Thermopylae. The mounted figures at the centre are the armed escorts of Edward Dodwell, whose mission was to protect the travelling party from the bandits who were prowling the pass of Thermopylae.
Pass of Thermopylae.
DODWELL, Edward. Views in Greece, from Drawings by Edward Dodwell Esq. F.S.A &c., London, Rodwell and Martin, 1819.
The Gennadius Library - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens