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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,848
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: 642
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: 642
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: 642
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: 10
Views: 2,083
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: 642
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: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
SABIT-PANGAIT / PELEPET: Terminology and examples

Hullo everybody!

Just like to share this ‘memory aid’ and some examples.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,848
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: 2,848
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: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEKOEH? ….. MANDAW?

Hullo everybody, :)

I haven’t, as yet, posted about that most iconic/well-recognized of Kalimantan’s bush-knives, now generally referred to as ’mandaw / mandau'.
As there are quite a large number of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
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...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo again Jean, They are not wood species,...

Hullo again Jean,

They are not wood species, rather the type of sheath, equivalent to the mainstream gayaman, ladrang etc. Apologies for the lack of punctuation.
Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Jean, Well, just to remind me that those...

Hullo Jean,

Well, just to remind me that those hilts were made in Sleman, central Java. :)
Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Paul, Just a sub-group of my personal...

Hullo Paul,

Just a sub-group of my personal collection.
Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Landean Pralamba Collection (part of)

Hullo everybody! :)

Still in the middle of 'house-keeping'.
Thought I'd snap'n'post while they're out.
Just to show/share.
Hope it's of use to somebody.
Best,


1.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Charles, :) Nice piece! I believe I may...

Hullo Charles, :)

Nice piece!
I believe I may know the previous owner in Sarawak. Your piece looks identical to his, except his was missing the 3rd rotan binding (nearest the throat) and the middle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Amuk Murugul
= parang/duku c(h)andong

= parang/duku c(h)andong
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd May 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ian, The primary names are 'local'. As you...

Hullo Ian,
The primary names are 'local'.
As you can appreciate, as there is such a plethora of languages/dialects etc., two adjacent villages on the same river bank may not understand each other's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd May 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
BADI DJAMBIA

..... another example .....

12. BADI DJAMBIA

Name:
Desc: Badi Djambia KALAMANTAN
Tags: Badik , Djamiah , Janbia , Janbiya , Jambia , Jambiya .
Char:
Blade: LxOALxWxT=19x31x4.71x0.36cm.
Handle:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd May 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Pedang Salin Pandjap

Hullo everybody!
Some more examples ..... :)

The talwar-style swords became popular with the locals after 1850, when troops of the Indian Army were brought in to northern Kalamantan. Their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PAKARANG KALAMANTAN ( BORNEO BLADES ):

Hullo everybody!: :)
In the middle of some 'house-keeping' and thought I'd take the opportunity to 'snap and post', before I clean and put them away again.
It took longer than I thought, so I had to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Detlef, :) Thanks for the intro. Hullo...

Hullo Detlef, :)
Thanks for the intro.

Hullo Yuri,
To me, it appears to be a Pedang Tewek Sampana (SoendaGaloeh).
Hilt seems to be a thinly-disguised clump of fern-croziers, thus it is an Eloek...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo again Detlef, You're very welcome! BTW,...

Hullo again Detlef,

You're very welcome!
BTW, strictly speaking, the pamor: Soelangkar Toenggoel.

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Sajen, :) Could be a western Java badi...

Hullo Sajen, :)

Could be a western Java badi (local version of badik/badek; there have been many waves of migrants since at least the time of Aroeng Palakka)
If so, then the handle: eloek pakoe and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Kai, The view on pamor depends on what...

Hullo Kai,

The view on pamor depends on what school one follows and also on how much of a purist one is. Generally, for the Soenda who were focused on spirituality, the end pamor was incidental, a...
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