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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Three basic pieces just to share:

00. TilamOepih Lempeng (SandangWalikat, Tjorok)

Name: Sang Kamandaka
Desc: Doehoeng Tilam Oepih Lempeng PASIR LOEHOER
Char: Oepih-rai , Elis , Lempeng
Blade: LxOALxWxT=46x53.5x9.16x1.47cm.(paksi:...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG KASOENDAN (A Soenda Perspective)

Hullo everybody! :)

Below is a poesaka (=heirloom) to share:

. Doehoeng Asgar

Name: Kangdjeng Wangsa Dita(=symbolises links to Limbangan and Soemedang)
Desc: Doehoeng Sampana 5 Eloek(=...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Amuk Murugul
KOEDJANG / KUJANG

Hullo everybody, :)
FYI.

KOEDJANG:

The Koedjang is a traditional implement which has become synonymous with Oerang Soenda identity.
It started life as a simple farming tool (viz. the arit/sickle)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PAKARANG KASOENDAN (Weapons of the Soenda)

Hullo everybody! :)
The following may be useful:

Pakarang Tjatoerangga, the four quintessential implements of the praboe(=warrior-noble) class.
Please excuse the poor-quality picture; itís merely...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th July 2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,002
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Just thought I'd drop the...

Hullo everybody! :)
Just thought I'd drop the following three examples (with a little more data).
It's posted as is, merely for sharing only.
Info may be of use ..... otherwise: ".....nothing to see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,659
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Answer to query .....

Hullo everybody, :)

I was asked what the above item was, so I thought it most appropriate to post my answer here.
To me, it's a Tangkitn Laki from western Kalamantan(Borneo). I've attached an image...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,116
Posted By Amuk Murugul
A couple of rather unusual knives .....

Hullo everybody, :)

Photo of rather uncommon knives for sharing.
Enjoy!

15A. PINGELANIT

Desc: Joeoe lanit KELABIT HIGHLANDS
Blade: LxOALxWxT=23.5x34x2.02x0.51xcm.
Handle: Kajoeh(wood), toenan,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,030
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, YW. Glad it is of some use to...

Hullo Detlef,

YW.
Glad it is of some use to you.

Tschau,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,030
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, Thanks for your response.(I was...

Hullo Detlef,

Thanks for your response.(I was just about to go offline :) )
The isaw was the precursor to the njaboer. It was their implement before they were driven out by the Kajaan/Kenjah. They...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,030
Posted By Amuk Murugul
YW Detlef :) ..... My source is the people who...

YW Detlef :) ..... My source is the people who used them.
As for the coins (I used to be a passionate numismatist in a previous life), they appear to be (can't be too sure from the photo)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,030
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, It's a Hivan/Iban Isaw; looks like...

Hullo Detlef,

It's a Hivan/Iban Isaw; looks like a more "recent" model; thickness of blade at the tang for such a model would be <1cm (about half that of the "older" model).

Ref. item #7:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Welcome Ade, :) Here's a link which may...

Welcome Ade, :)
Here's a link which may help:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23853&highlight=pakarang

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th July 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By Amuk Murugul
CURIOSITY .....

Hullo everybody! :)

..... watching red-moon process .....
..... killing time .....
I just thought these pix may be of interest to someone and trust the wisdom of the moderators as to whether they...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana, :) I am indeed heartened by...

Hullo jagabuwana, :)

I am indeed heartened by your stated passion/enthusiasm and wish you well.
I just thought that Iíd drop you the following diagram of blade details (the details are in their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Kalis Pralamba

Hullo everybody! :)

Some examples from the Pralamba sub-group merely to share.

Kalis Baladaw Piliang PraLamba:

1.
Blade: LxOALxWxT=50x65x12.56x1.30cm.
Handle: Ivory saboeng; grip of white-metal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo again Dave, ..... mentioned in my ref.,...

Hullo again Dave,

..... mentioned in my ref., post re: Special Karit

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Dave, :) 'Karit Ilang' is a term familiar...

Hullo Dave, :)

'Karit Ilang' is a term familiar to the LoenBawang-Loendajeuh-Kelabit.
Also, I am reassured that to them, 'Moeroet' is an exonym.
The Loen Bawang, in particular, find the term...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Dave, Ref....

Hullo Dave,

Ref. http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=231418#post231418

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,116
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Special Karit

Hullo everybody, :)

..... a couple of not-so-usual karit .....

Best,

14A. KARIT BADAW / BADAU

Blade: LxOALxWxT=54x68x1.98x1.10cm. Both sides: Posterior-fretwork along last 3rd. of blade;...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo DaveF, :) Karit Ilang from northern...

Hullo DaveF, :)

Karit Ilang from northern Kalamantan highlands.
Handle: toenan, gegkem belawan, oeloeh teloengan betjoek.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,116
Posted By Amuk Murugul
SABIT-PANGAIT / PELEPET: Terminology and examples

Hullo everybody!

Just like to share this Ďmemory aidí and some examples.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Red face ERRATA

CORRECTIONS TO POST #1:
- item 5. should read '5. Kalis Lanteh Banasi (9-wave Blade)'
- items 8. and 9., the word Endas should be 'Andas'.
My apologies.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Twist-core examples

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I'd snap'n'post these before cleaning ..... just for sharing.

Best,

1. Balikoeng

Desc: Kalis Baladaw Naga Galap Teloe Sikoe .
Blade:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,116
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEKOEH? Ö.. MANDAW?

Hullo everybody, :)

I havenít, as yet, posted about that most iconic/well-recognized of Kalimantanís bush-knives, now generally referred to as ímandaw / mandau'.
As there are quite a large number of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,002
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo David, I deliberately didn't include the...

Hullo David,

I deliberately didn't include the blades as it may detract from the fact that the pieces are grouped according to hilts. So my prime interest in this group is the hilts. The Djawa...
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