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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:47 AM
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The tradition of carrying in procession such...

The tradition of carrying in procession such Religious pennants attached to Alam goes back as far as can be imagined thus can be seen in artwork back to the time of the founder of Islam seen below...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 11:47 AM
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Evidence of the Alam plus pennant tradition of...

Evidence of the Alam plus pennant tradition of combined flag and Alam which transferred to Battle Ensign style and it seems that the potent Talisman effect would be greatly enhanced by the pennants...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 10:10 AM
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Thanks Jim, I read that banners or more likely...

Thanks Jim, I read that banners or more likely pennants were tied beneath Alam finials and soaked in the enemys blood would greatly empower the battle ensign (alam_) … See...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2019, 08:43 AM
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In searching for the perfect battle scene where...

In searching for the perfect battle scene where the Alam is deployed as a battle banner in the role as a Psychological weapon I found this in https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 12:04 PM
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Broadening the search I have to include Alem...

Broadening the search I have to include Alem >>>THe Islamic battle standard that also spread onto some blades SEE https://no.pinterest.com/pin/256845984968764161/?lp=true

And for a bladed example On...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 09:43 AM
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This example suggests a Giraffe horn hilt (Zraff...

This example suggests a Giraffe horn hilt (Zraff Hindi) and the maker from Nizwa... This is a Nizwaani Khanjar. (of Nizwa)
I was quite interested in this because of the two old floral studs on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 11:38 AM
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Thank you Jim for balancing the thread so far. I...

Thank you Jim for balancing the thread so far. I was reading about Tipu Sultan (The Tiger of Mysore) and noted Talisman devices on the famous cannon also decorated in Tigers …from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 08:22 AM
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SEE #5 . In the usual case in Oman silver thread...

SEE #5 . In the usual case in Oman silver thread is woven in a pattern and affixed to the base material which is a wooden core covered in leather. Occasionally part or all of the scabbard below the...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2019, 11:09 AM
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:shrug:

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 10:26 AM
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KOUMIYYA with hand in silver(Hand of Fatima)...

KOUMIYYA with hand in silver(Hand of Fatima) decorating and protecting the weapon from evil; Moroccan superstition is bang up to date in the 21st century with such myths and legends and tradition is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 04:45 AM
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Here is the book I spoke about above > and the...

Here is the book I spoke about above > and the early 17thC Rhodian period patterns; Chintamani :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2019, 04:37 AM
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This one is difficult> The hilt is Yemeni...

This one is difficult> The hilt is Yemeni which locals call Zraf Yemeni. It is old Rhino from a Yemeni Jambia with all original silver Yemeni silver furniture> It is an old hilt likely to be an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 11:14 PM
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Emperor Babur ..16thC … Parasol detail.

Emperor Babur ..16thC … Parasol detail.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 10:58 PM
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For a final thrust from the side of proof and...

For a final thrust from the side of proof and discussion looking from the Ottoman advantage I offer the book of Iznic Patterns from more than 10 of the worlds finest museums and 650 plus diagrams...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 10:29 PM
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I hesitate to add that we are also going around...

I hesitate to add that we are also going around in circles !!

The question of dots is hardly touched here but the general Talisman focuss I think is well being advanced>> The mathematical wizardry...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2019, 09:54 PM
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OMANI KHANJARS PART TWO As a roadmap marker we...

OMANI KHANJARS PART TWO

As a roadmap marker we seem to have arrived more or less at about PART TWO where a slight change of direction may be called for with more of the pictorial log effect and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 07:18 PM
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Looking to Mughal Art for Parasols see...

Looking to Mughal Art for Parasols see below..Shah Jahan in various artworks>>
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 06:24 PM
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Great point !! Yes agreed and above you see the...

Great point !! Yes agreed and above you see the three khanjar blades with the centre blade protected in all directions and both sides of the blade left and right as well as on the reverse; thus...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 12:23 AM
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AND I have to include Omani influenced...

AND I have to include Omani influenced weapons...with dots on blades. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 10:56 PM
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I have to say it is difficult to miss a single...

I have to say it is difficult to miss a single word from the explanation of parasols in http://www.religionfacts.com/parasol therefor in the name of education and research I have collected up much...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 07:44 PM
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The picture recorded below shows an Omani hilt...

The picture recorded below shows an Omani hilt and khanjar blade .. the hilt of oddly named Zraff Hindi which is weird as india doesn't have these...but Africa does... and beside that a picture of an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2019, 07:05 PM
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Robert, thank you for your kind reply. As...

Robert, thank you for your kind reply.

As indicated I am geared to continue the thread starting with the refreshed new pictures of the Giraffes head and in setting out a short roadmap to re...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2019, 08:37 PM
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Despite being reopened this thread has no...

Despite being reopened this thread has no pictures which appear to have vanished without trace,,, Where have the pictures gone ...more to the point when are they coming back... ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2019, 06:35 PM
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Compare two designs ..One of Buddhist the other...

Compare two designs ..One of Buddhist the other Ottoman form below..The linkage suggests the two are in some way related on the one hand the 8 auspicious Buddhist signs and the wavy line seen in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2019, 06:06 PM
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I think the thread is almost on target except my...

I think the thread is almost on target except my thought is it is just slightly off since it is ..The Parasol ..not an especially Hindu sign but deeply rooted in Buddhism as one of the 8 auspicious...
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