The clip says they’re Phoenicians, so they’re Phoenicians.  I had to figure out what they were looking at, and the only thing I remembered off the top of my head from school about Phoenicians was that they circumnavigated Africa with a fair degree of frequency.  So I had them looking at the fleet coming in.

One may wonder why she’s not as concerned about the consequences of the adulterous affair as he is.  In the scenario they’re anticipating, she seems to get off scott free.  Or maybe she’s just completely fatalistic about the matter.  Either way, it’s funnier this way.  And this, my friends, is a comic strip.