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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2018, 08:33 PM
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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
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Views: 767
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: 729
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: 729
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: 729
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: 729
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: 729
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: 1,352
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: 28
Views: 1,669
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: 28
Views: 1,669
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: 28
Views: 1,669
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: 28
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tim Simmons
Colombia

Got to be the best.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,669
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: 847
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: 46
Views: 2,307
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: 847
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: 5,915
Posted By Tim Simmons
...

Another.

https://www.bowers.org/collections/media/view/Objects/5073/4311?t:state:flow=5234a2c3-bf3b-4b6c-9030-a98cd
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have it now and it is rather nice, heavy and...

I have it now and it is rather nice, heavy and very much a club. It is beautifully finished with no trace of file marks just the random carving scratch marks one would expect to find. Clearly there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By Tim Simmons
While waiting for the arrival of the Solomon...

While waiting for the arrival of the Solomon Islands club/scepter or mace. I have purchased this mace curio. Sold as a oceanic club. I went for it as it is a unusual European ( English) item. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Tim Simmons
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tim Simmons
I fear that small book went with the last clear...

I fear that small book went with the last clear out. I do not have a hoarder house and every clear out is uncomfortable.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By Tim Simmons
Shark cult.

1909 newspaper article on shark cult.

https://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/cgi-bin/colorado?a=d&d=THD19090321-01.2.84#

Also putting 20th century missionary activity in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th August 2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By Tim Simmons
Shark mace.

To continue this thread. I have just managed to join in all the fun agian with the purchase (had to spend more than I wanted to)of this fascinating shark mace / club. I would think it is...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tim Simmons
I think this is Hungarian. I have a book on...

I think this is Hungarian. I have a book on Hungarian enamel work. When I find it will post examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By Tim Simmons
Any chance of more info about the book posted...

Any chance of more info about the book posted here? The man with the ornate stick tells those with the swords and knives where to go and fight.
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