A relief in the British Museum offers a good example of Neo-Assyrian ingenuity, with men crossing a river using inflated animal skins.
An action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
Hamblin’s book on warfare in the ancient Near East offers a starting point for those who wish to learn more about this topic.
An interesting, if perhaps not highly informative ancient object, is the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus.
The notion of a typical “Western” way of war, as espoused most clearly by Victor Davis Hanson, is problematic to say the least.