The 18 packs of figures were sorted into three commands giving the tribesmen of Iberia stronger number of foot (Ax), Albania more mounted and Colchis/Lazika, with their longer history of contact with Rome, more spear armed infantry (militia) and a few knights.
The collection now consists of 42 elements which gives me options for particular scenarios.
Kingdom of Albania
1 x 3Cv (General and bodyguard)
3 x 2LH
5 x 3Ax tribesmen
3 x 2Ps
The infantry are nearly done, these lack only some highlighting and of course shield designs. Cavalry are in the background and after lunch I will work on lining and highlights for them.
While painting, I am searching about the net for nuggets of information. In general, Albania tended toward a pastoral economy which brought many tribes in conflict with their Iberian neighbors.
On a number of occassions during the 2nd and 3rd century, Rome interceeded on behalf of Iberia to settle disputes.
For further reading covering the geography I would suggest Strabo. Although, written in the 1st century AD, he does give some interesting tidbits of information. Iberia is amply handled.