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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2012, 06:06 PM
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Posted By pebuxy
Bone daggers in need of identification

Hi all, I just bought a batch of small bone daggers.
They seller told them to be, from top to bottom:

New Guinea, another small bone inserted. The smaller bone wrapped in some kind of vegetal fibre....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,034
Posted By pebuxy
Smell

Hi Vandoo, doesn t smell likes it has burned..ever..lol. Such a smell would takes ages to go. I m pretty positive it s an honest "old piece" . How old...??? Impossible to determine, but The patina...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,034
Posted By pebuxy
100%

Thx Gav, and yes, it's bone...100% I started collecting about a month or 3 ago, and bought a few cassowary daggers, but wooden african tribak sticks and other stuff as well. I soon realised myself...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,034
Posted By pebuxy
Turkana bone war club

Hi all, I just acquired this bone fighting club. It has a wonderfull patina and measures 37cm / 14.5 inches. I was told it to be Turkana. I ve been trying to find info on other Turkana bone clubs,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By pebuxy
The one

Hi Queequeg, thx...but this is the one I m interested in... Lol. And the only one google can find for me....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By pebuxy
Turkana rungu. Bone tribal club

Hi all, anyone seen a bone turkana rungu yet ? Can't seem to find any other turkana bone war clubs on the Internet.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
talking drum

Plausible again Vandoo, I ve been browsing the internet and the shape does seem to coincide with the drumsticks used on talking drums; The head itself might be a bit big altough, that is, when...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Pic

Hi Rick, I ll post a better pic tomorrow, so you all can get a " feel " of the wood, grain...thx for any suggestion ! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Sock stretcher

Hi again Vandoo, a tribal sock stretcher...unique piece...lol. Thx for the reply and making your old brain work for me.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Thx

Thx for the warm welcome gents ! True Chris, I m hooked.... Tell me Vandoo, that idea of yours it being a drum stick seems quite plausible.... Any idea where the similar ones you saw came from? And...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Thx

Thank you all for the warm welcome ! Tell me Vandoo, drumstick, you might well be right....the ones you came across, any idea of their origin?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Thx

Many thx for the warm welcome Dom !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By pebuxy
Smile Would appreciate your opinion

Evening all ! I m a new member, and started collecting ethnographic weapons recently. I ve include a few pics a was wondering about your opinion about these. Thanks in advance !!!

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