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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wodimi
thanks friends, that was quick. With this help I...

thanks friends, that was quick. With this help I found also an old thread with a similar sword.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15084
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wodimi
unknown sabre, possibly North Africa

Dear members, maybe somebody can help me with this sabre and know what it is or have seen a similar sabre. The wooden scabbard, covered with leather, is for me typical African work. The handle have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,951
Posted By Wodimi
unfortunately it also don't work, but so I'm not...

unfortunately it also don't work, but so I'm not so alone and I can be tranquilized :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,951
Posted By Wodimi
thanks Detlef and Tim, no need to be envious....a...

thanks Detlef and Tim, no need to be envious....a Wolf knows maybe this and that, but is too dumb to handle this thing with the web link. So better not to be a Wolf :-)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,951
Posted By Wodimi
dagger ID

Yesterday I noticed this ID request from Detlef. Here I can help. Your dagger is from Benin, former Dahomey and belong to the tribe "Bariba". They are located in the northeastern part of Benin and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By Wodimi
yes leather over wood and also yes it's the same...

yes leather over wood and also yes it's the same bottle, but not bought in that auction. There was also no pouch, only the flask...strange.
I bought it in a UK auction, not in US.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By Wodimi
nice bottles Ibrahiim, congratulation. Are they...

nice bottles Ibrahiim, congratulation. Are they really leather covered? I know them only complete made of wood including the upper long tube.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By Wodimi
I think you're right with your points, it sounds...

I think you're right with your points, it sounds logic and also right there is no powder cut off, also it has never been there.
If not Africa/Morocco I should overthink to sell it, even it's a real...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By Wodimi
thanks for your input and mine looks on the back...

thanks for your input and mine looks on the back like yours. A wooden body covered with leather.
I'm a little bit confused, because I found in the net a flask with nearly the same shape, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By Wodimi
unknown powder flask

Dear all, today I've a question. I bought this powder flask as an African flask, but I'm total unsure if that is right. There are big similarities to some Moroccan powder flasks, but something say me...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,475
Posted By Wodimi
Salaam Ibrahiim, maybe I make a mistake with the...

Salaam Ibrahiim,

maybe I make a mistake with the link, please try to copy this :

http://www.africanarms.com/alle-alben/!/oa/6644106-105503219/

in any case here is the picture.

All the best
Wolf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,475
Posted By Wodimi
the last one is also definitely Morocco. You can...

the last one is also definitely Morocco.
You can have a look here
http://http://www.africanarms.com/alle-alben/!/oa/6644106-105503219/
and in the same album are also some other typs.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th July 2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By Wodimi
interesting, but also strange. Maybe made by a...

interesting, but also strange. Maybe made by a studio photographer in Khartoum, for sure not in a Shilluk village, because of the brick wall in the background.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By Wodimi
Dinka club

Tim, sorry to say, but this Donald Gunn was wrong, or Pitt Rivers (where much stuff is wrong labeled). Gunn collected at Bor. A little town where you can't find only one Shilluk, they are more north....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By Wodimi
club from Sudan

Dinka and Nuer is absolutely right. Shilluk clubs look quite different.

here Dinka: http://www.africanarms.com/alle-alben/!/oa/6644100-84344172/
and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,899
Posted By Wodimi
okay Dmitry it's always a pleasure to help. First...

okay Dmitry it's always a pleasure to help.
First have a nice weekend
Wolf

wodimi@gmx.de
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,899
Posted By Wodimi
so my friend Iain call me I will try to help a...

so my friend Iain call me I will try to help a little bit.

First with this tiny pictures it's really difficult to ID the spear points and not to see the spear shoes and shafts makes it not...
Forum: Swap Forum 12th February 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By Wodimi
sold

sold
Forum: Swap Forum 11th February 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By Wodimi
on hold

on hold
Forum: Swap Forum 10th February 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By Wodimi
Kaskara with silver handle

For sale is this big and heavy Kaskara with silver handle. Complete length of the sword is 105,7 cm, blade 92,8 cm and up to 4,4 cm wide. The scabbard belongs to this Kaskara, but it seems that the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,000
Posted By Wodimi
It's a German book with the title "Zur...

It's a German book with the title "Zur materiellen Kultur der Bevölkerung des Jos-Plateaus", written by Sabine Weingarten.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,000
Posted By Wodimi
Hi Colin, it's a real nice example from the Jos...

Hi Colin,
it's a real nice example from the Jos Plateau in Nigeria. Such daggers are from the Ron, but I'm sure their neigbours have them too.
Attached also a map where they are located.
Best
Wolf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,150
Posted By Wodimi
to show the beauty of African arrow heads, here...

to show the beauty of African arrow heads, here two excamples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,150
Posted By Wodimi
I just noticed this interesting topic and think I...

I just noticed this interesting topic and think I also should add something.
The first quiver is from the Borana in Somalia and south Ethiopia. The other a nice example of a Haussa quiver from West...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,913
Posted By Wodimi
Thanks Martin for your comment. I will add your...

Thanks Martin for your comment. I will add your words to my records, we never know enough, but always a little bit more with the time.
Best wishes,
Wolf
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