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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2018, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
It looks old and a construct. The thimble in the...

It looks old and a construct. The thimble in the handle is a little odd. The blade looks aggressive but the handle with grapes and vines looks more like the handle of a table knife or bread knife.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,830
Posted By Tim Simmons
This was a private collection. I do not know if...

This was a private collection. I do not know if it was given to the city of Florence or not but you can Google it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,830
Posted By Tim Simmons
more. Including the mantle worn by Napoleon when...

more. Including the mantle worn by Napoleon when crown emperor of Italy, or part of as I cannot remember the exact information.



As you can see I had the place to myself.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,830
Posted By Tim Simmons
I was fortunately able to visit this wonderful...

I was fortunately able to visit this wonderful collection. Here are a few more pictures. I took many more but the lighting is poor and no flash is allowed so not a lot are of any use. These are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,639
Posted By Tim Simmons
Pigorini Museum Rome.

Pigorini Museum Rome.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd November 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Tim Simmons
Here is a thread with the same type of harpoon...

Here is a thread with the same type of harpoon head. The steel cable is for croc hunting I believe that was what I was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Tim Simmons
Fore shield sold at a well known auction house...

Fore shield sold at a well known auction house for a lot of money, several 1000 in fact. The hand prints are fun but do they really add so much value?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Tim Simmons
This is from the Okapa and Obura areas of the...

This is from the Okapa and Obura areas of the Eastern Highlands Fore and Auyana people. Picture to follow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Tim Simmons
To me although the shape is unusual (if I am on...

To me although the shape is unusual (if I am on the right track) I feel this maybe African. There is something about the triangle decoration that makes me think of Chokwe club decoration. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By Tim Simmons
These arrows appear to be from the Xingu region....

These arrows appear to be from the Xingu region. They are quite distinctive in the short length and the bindings at the fletched ends. The examples I post pictures of are listed as coming from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Tim Simmons
Two in the Amnh data...

Two in the Amnh data base.
https://anthro.amnh.org/collections
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Tim Simmons
There we are. Could still made a big man cry as...

There we are. Could still made a big man cry as he hit the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Tim Simmons
That is interesting can you add any links or...

That is interesting can you add any links or other info. I bought these at a junk market in a bag, and in that bag was a small piece of paper with type writer print saying made in Panama. I thought...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yes I think both ends were used. My examples are...

Yes I think both ends were used. My examples are worn but you could still jab with the pointy end, a good hard jab could hurt the bone in your head. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question ID Solomon Island?

I have four of these club like objects. The two I post here are the better ones and heavy. Had them for a long time and left them as curios in the collection. Now the thing is , I was encouraged to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Tim Simmons
The grip is kind of Chinese looking.

The grip is kind of Chinese looking.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Tim Simmons
Talking of weapon depiction. There are some...

Talking of weapon depiction. There are some similarities here even though my club is from the Amazon.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Tim Simmons
They look pretty heroic to me. Divine heroes. ...

They look pretty heroic to me. Divine heroes. Who knows, but wow they are the coolest.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Tim Simmons
Jens, he is big about 4 to 5ft. In the Berlin...

Jens, he is big about 4 to 5ft. In the Berlin museum of ethnography which is reopening in Museum Island Berlin centre 2019.

ps, this gives you an idea of the size from, San Agustín Archaeological...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Tim Simmons
Colombia

Got to be the best.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Tim Simmons
I am mad about stones and megaliths, and even sea...

I am mad about stones and megaliths, and even sea stacks {I paint them in the landscape}, great idea. Pict stone Scotland Dundee, web sourced.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tim Simmons
This link gives one a good idea how much of a...

This link gives one a good idea how much of a "frontier land" Malaita Island living can be, Malaita being a large island in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,339
Posted By Tim Simmons
I know little about these but I think the metal...

I know little about these but I think the metal at the end of the gun around the barrel is a recent replacement.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tim Simmons
Question Solomon Island region styles

I know you have all seen these before but I have nobody remotely interested in this sort of thing than you all here.

Playing with my toys it just struck me that these pictures present varying ages...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,186
Posted By Tim Simmons
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Another.

https://www.bowers.org/collections/media/view/Objects/5073/4311?t:state:flow=5234a2c3-bf3b-4b6c-9030-a98cd
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