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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Odisha. 1920s. Head teacher :)

Odisha. 1920s. Head teacher :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2020, 11:16 AM
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Views: 1,533
Posted By Mercenary
mean body temperature of patients throughout the...

mean body temperature of patients throughout the hospital

Tamils, Khonds, hill tribes, nomads, Rajputs, Jains, Gujaratis, Turks, Mughals, Afghans, Tajiks, Iranians, Nepalese, Arabs, Africans and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 05:53 PM
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Views: 1,533
Posted By Mercenary
I apologize, I do not believe in it I talked...

I apologize, I do not believe in it

I talked about exactly Indian horses. Not all Indians rode horses from Central Asia or especially from Arabia, such horses were very expensive.

We were talking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 02:44 PM
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Views: 1,533
Posted By Mercenary
IMHO The normal length of talwar is when a...

IMHO
The normal length of talwar is when a standing person keeps saber lowered and its point does not reach the ground a bit. For average men growth, this is talwar about 90 cm length. If a person is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 04:10 PM
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Views: 1,391
Posted By Mercenary
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 04:08 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 03:53 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 03:49 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 03:39 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 03:34 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2020, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Mercenary
Exhibition "Empire and the Caucasus". Weaponry, uniforms, martial traditions.

Exhibition in Moscow.
https://imperia-kavkaz.com.ru/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mercenary
This is a fairly unique style of design. Usually...

This is a fairly unique style of design. Usually items decorated in the same style erroneously dated back to the first half of the 17th century and attributed to the Deccan, less often to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mercenary
The bolster and the blade not later than the...

The bolster and the blade not later than the first half of the 18th century. I know that for sure :shrug:
And there is reason to believe that this is from Hyderabad.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mercenary
Highly likely. Similar ornamentation was also...

Highly likely. Similar ornamentation was also used there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 04:07 PM
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Views: 2,109
Posted By Mercenary
I know nothing about it but I see my favorite...

I know nothing about it but I see my favorite ornamentation! It was usual for Caucasus in 19th and much earlier for another regions of Asia. I like it.
And later in Russia. I am happy, thanks a lot!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By Mercenary
The Indo-Persian culture this is not a mixture of...

The Indo-Persian culture this is not a mixture of Indian and Persian culture. This is the muslim culture of one large region from Iran to South Asia including of course Central Asia.
How much there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,889
Posted By Mercenary
In the 16th century in India there were a lot of...

In the 16th century in India there were a lot of not only tigers :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By Mercenary
Rajasthani jambia. I met them there. Kubur - !

Rajasthani jambia. I met them there.
Kubur - !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,916
Posted By Mercenary
The problem is that never serious historians or...

The problem is that never serious historians or linguists were interested in research in the field of Indian weapons. All published books somehow compile each other and are not much advanced further...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,916
Posted By Mercenary
I fully support your opinion. For 400-600 years...

I fully support your opinion. For 400-600 years available to us to study, such daggers were called interchangeably katar/jamdhar.

I am little more a supporter of the term "jamdhar" only because the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2019, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Mercenary
Linguistics is an exact science as is...

Linguistics is an exact science as is mathematics. There is no need to explore unprofessional glossaries and dictionaries, interview modern Indians who have long been speaking a different language....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,916
Posted By Mercenary
If we try to understand what meant these terms by...

If we try to understand what meant these terms by using secondary sources I can say that this is a completely useless exercise, a waste of time and repeating other people's mistakes.

From an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,916
Posted By Mercenary
It is very likely that the “garsoe” is a highly...

It is very likely that the “garsoe” is a highly distorted “plow-shaped”. Plows which look like a handlebar of Harley-Davidson's chopper are much more common in South India, but even single-lever...
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