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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 08:37 PM
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Posted By mahratt
Семенов...

Семенов А.А. Два слова о ковке...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
Dear Jim! With the ethnic name of the Bukhara...

Dear Jim! With the ethnic name of the Bukhara shashka everything is very simple. She was called in Central Asia - "sop" or "schop".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
Alex, do not pay attention to speculation. This...

Alex, do not pay attention to speculation. This is a great item from Central Asia with all the features typical of Central Asia.

Blades of this form were typical of the 15th century sabers from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
To pour something from one empty vessel into...

To pour something from one empty vessel into anothe...

I wonder if someone from the forum participants thought about how many peoples with different languages ​​live in the Caucasus? It...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
Unfortunately, in departmental Russian museums...

Unfortunately, in departmental Russian museums (for example, at metallurgical plants) after 1945 it was customary to fix the weapon against the wall of the shop window .... This is a modern hole.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
Although Bukhara shashkas are known with wootz...

Although Bukhara shashkas are known with wootz blades, but shashkas with blades of exactly the same shape, like your shashka, I only know from Damascus mechanical.....

Of the four Bukhara shashkas...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
I am very happy if I could help you with this...

I am very happy if I could help you with this question! Unfortunately, there is no evidence that shashkas in Central Asia appeared in the 17th century. I personally know the references in historical...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
I think this is the stylization of the blade of...

I think this is the stylization of the blade of the 17th century. And such blades most likely date back to the mid-19th century.

Dmitry
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
I see some lack of logic in this phrase. None of...

I see some lack of logic in this phrase. None of the listed items (Indian Dhup, Omani Kattara and Turkish mec) has ever been called a "shashka" by anyone. However, the Bukhara (Central Asian)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,636
Posted By mahratt
ALEX, this is a typical item for Bukhara. There...

ALEX, this is a typical item for Bukhara. There is no Afghan influence in it. Karud and Peshkabz , the mounting of the handles of whichs is similar to the mounting of the handle of an item of this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By mahratt
Not Afghanistan :)

Not Afghanistan :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By mahratt
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
It is very interesting for me, is the...

It is very interesting for me, is the transmission of incorrect information - is it an inability to use the Internet or a conscious desire to distort the facts? (I am writing in advance for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Very interesting experiment :) But the only thing...

Very interesting experiment :) But the only thing he proves is that the person who does this experiment is not an elephant ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
photo

photo
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Sometimes just need to carefully look at the...

Sometimes just need to carefully look at the miniatures that were drawn at the time when war elephants were used. On the images everything is clearly visible. Although, of course, it would be better...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Absolutely right! :)

Absolutely right! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
fernando, I don't think the chains were used much...

fernando, I don't think the chains were used much to tie the elephant. Most likely, the chain simply restrict elephant in motion (as it is now being with the horses). That is, did not give the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Here are two interesting photos.

Here are two interesting photos.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2018, 08:48 AM
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Posted By mahratt
Lithographs of the late 19th century

Lithographs of the late 19th century
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
I apologize, but in my message there was no...

I apologize, but in my message there was no "challenging tone." Perhaps this is the inaccuracy of Google Translator. 1) I didnít address specifically to Ariel, I turned to all participants 2) I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
I do not see the monsters in this image (post 41)...

I do not see the monsters in this image (post 41) ... (Maybe someone from the more astute participants of the topic will help me find them). However, I see chains on an elephant's trunk, which were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Mythological plot. But ... Is the author just...

Mythological plot. But ... Is the author just invented an elephant who has a sword, which is attached to the trunk? Or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Chains attached to the elephant's trunk. 1750...

Chains attached to the elephant's trunk. 1750 year. India
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,266
Posted By mahratt
Kentar - Russian measure of weight, introduced in...

Kentar - Russian measure of weight, introduced in the 15th century, which is equal to 2.5 poods (approximately 41 kg)
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