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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Ren Ren
Perhaps I'm wrong, but my intuition tells me that...

Perhaps I'm wrong, but my intuition tells me that there should be lead seals with protective spells in this place. Or with an inventory number and owner / arsenal name. Which is less likely.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Ren Ren
Such objects, fastened with rivets and washers...

Such objects, fastened with rivets and washers made of copper alloy, were most often found in southern China.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Ren Ren
Dao of the Ede people (Central Vietnam) from the...

Dao of the Ede people (Central Vietnam) from the Branly Museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Ren Ren
My applause! This is a very accurate and elegant...

My applause! This is a very accurate and elegant investigation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Ren Ren
I'm sure this is a ceremonial weapon. It was used...

I'm sure this is a ceremonial weapon. It was used very often in Vietnam and was not always made of metal :) There was a large amount of wood, painted with varnishes of different colors.

Also I have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Ren Ren
The photo shows the Nam Giao ceremony of...

The photo shows the Nam Giao ceremony of sacrifices to Heaven and Earth. It was held on the esplanade of the Imperial Palace in Hue from the beginning of the 19th century until 1945 without changes....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Ren Ren
I think it looked like these Vietnamese items.

I think it looked like these Vietnamese items.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ren Ren
You have a keen eye and this is an important note.

You have a keen eye and this is an important note.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ren Ren
Being a pessimist is great! Each time you are...

Being a pessimist is great! Each time you are either right or pleasantly surprised. :) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ren Ren
A very nice kindjal! I think that his blade was...

A very nice kindjal! I think that his blade was made at the end of the 19th century by the Ottoman Turks, and the silver fittings were made by a master from among the Caucasian immigrants - muhajirs.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By Ren Ren
...

https://www.museodelprado.es/coleccion/obra-de-arte/combate-de-mujeres/ee076233-5858-4a35-a5c0-9ce631cd5382 In the upper left corner of the picture there is a very interesting Spanish or Neopolitan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By Ren Ren
Merry Christmas & a Very Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas
& a Very Happy New Year!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,667
Posted By Ren Ren
Just now I noticed this fascinating topic! I...

Just now I noticed this fascinating topic!
I think that 5 images of the swastika symbolize 5 types of happiness - longevity, wealth and prosperity, body health and peace of mind, virtue and a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ren Ren
The character "rou" has the meaning...

The character "rou" has the meaning "to bend something while heating on fire." But I could not find a direct indication of blacksmithing :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Ren Ren
Quite right, Ian! I used this photo as an example...

Quite right, Ian! I used this photo as an example of the difference between the species of deer antlers.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ren Ren
止伸 "zhishen" in Mandarin....

止伸 "zhishen" in Mandarin. There is no such combination of characters in the dictionary. The second could mean the Shen family name.
Lower character possibly 揉 "rou" - rub,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Ren Ren
Knives with a handle made of the antler of a deer...

Knives with a handle made of the antler of a deer muntjak are quite often found among the shamans of the mountain peoples of Vietnam, Laos, Thailand. These are ritual objects with magical powers.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By Ren Ren
Afghanistan?

Afghanistan?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,941
Posted By Ren Ren
A bas-relief from the Borobudur temple...

A bas-relief from the Borobudur temple complex
https://sillynewsboy.wordpress.com/2018/01/31/a-very-unsystematic-look-at-borobudur-reliefs-as-a-source-for-military-history/#more-839
Thanks to A. G....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,688
Posted By Ren Ren
Incredibly beautiful blade! This style makes me...

Incredibly beautiful blade!
This style makes me associate with East Turkestan - knifemakers in modern Uzbekistan do not know how to work.
About this wood I was told that this is the burl of...
Forum: European Armoury 15th May 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,339
Posted By Ren Ren
May be "Gendarmerie royale khmère du...

May be "Gendarmerie royale khmère du Cambodge"?
https://www.force-publique.net/sources/Annuaire/Cambodge-fr.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,390
Posted By Ren Ren
Termites

Termites
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st May 2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,921
Posted By Ren Ren
I think it could be a ram horn. Before they knew...

I think it could be a ram horn. Before they knew how to straighten him and did not spare time for this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By Ren Ren
Subject for training in martial arts.

Subject for training in martial arts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,004
Posted By Ren Ren
You are absolutely right, Philip! Thanks for...

You are absolutely right, Philip! Thanks for these important comments!
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