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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2019, 08:58 AM
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Posted By JeffS
Thanks Tim. That makes sense. There were also...

Thanks Tim. That makes sense. There were also some PNG style bamboo arrows on display in another area. A lot of interesting ethnographic antiques at Terres Rouges lodge in Ban Lung if anyone makes it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By JeffS
Help identify?

Hello. The hotel I am staying at in NE Cambodia has a number of these on display. They have local indigenous ethnographic items on display but I think these must be from elsewhere. Apologies for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By JeffS
Bhutan knife carry method

Hello. I am curious about the traditional use of the small loop on this Bhutanese knife sheath. Can anyone explain or have a photo they can share?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By JeffS
I work with machine learning for classifying land...

I work with machine learning for classifying land cover types (forest, grassland etc) on satellite imagery to better under changes over time, like deforestation or development. This particular paper...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,800
Posted By JeffS
Does anyone know if this photo gallery is...

Does anyone know if this photo gallery is available elsewhere?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By JeffS
Some other interesting kit in that photo. I...

Some other interesting kit in that photo. I wonder what is going on with that pack and pole thing worn on the far left.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By JeffS
Conversation with a Dha maker w/Wayback Machine

For those not familiar there is an internet archiving organization, Internet Archive (https://web.archive.org/), that can be used to find material no longer online. I've provided links to missing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By JeffS
Classics w/Wayback Machine

For those not familiar there is an internet archiving organization, Internet Archive (https://web.archive.org/), that can be used to find material no longer online. I've provided links to missing...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By JeffS
Classics w/Wayback Machine

For those not familiar there is an internet archiving organization, Internet Archive (https://web.archive.org/), that can be used to find material no longer online. I've provided links to missing...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,310
Posted By JeffS
To me, with no knowledge of the deep lore of...

To me, with no knowledge of the deep lore of keris symbology, the ganja can represent a saddle in that it is a transition point from vehicle (handle/hand) to rider (blade). So instead of a stone as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By JeffS
Found a couple of Cambodian examples in the dha...

Found a couple of Cambodian examples in the dha index and this one is similar with simple long handle, up upswept blade, and asymmetrical scabbard that matches the blade shape. The index puts those...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By JeffS
Dha for identification

This dha has been on display in a Phnom Penh hotel for the over 4 years I have been here. I took some terrible quick photos hoping to learn more about it. It has copper "coins" capping each end of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By JeffS
Cool site for ikats

I just spent several hours exploring this website Pusaka Collection (https://ikat.us/index.php) and thought some here may also appreciate it. Beautiful photos, very well curated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By JeffS
Thanks. Location of the store is Cambodia but I...

Thanks. Location of the store is Cambodia but I imagine they could have come from anywhere. What are the prospects for removing the heavy rust. Salvagable?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th May 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By JeffS
Khmer spears

Hello. I saw these at a local antique store. I'm told they are Cambodian. Thoughts?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,918
Posted By JeffS
Thank you for the valuable information.

Thank you for the valuable information.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,918
Posted By JeffS
Dah for comment

Hello,
I picked this up yesterday in Yangon. Any comments would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By JeffS
This member was also asking advice on another...

This member was also asking advice on another forum (not ethnographic) on how to clean the blade of the active rust and white paint on tip. I'm sure he would benefit from some expert advise from here...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By JeffS
Received this today. It is really small, seems...

Received this today. It is really small, seems it would function more as a knife than as a chopper. The sheath and handle appear to be much newer than the forged blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By JeffS
Interesting. The hilt also seems...

Interesting. The hilt also seems disproportionately long. I wonder under what circumstances a boy would merit his own blade in Masai society.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By JeffS
What did I buy?

I just purchased this on Ebay. It seems too short to be a seme. 9" blade 15" OAL

Photo from seller:

http://dizos.com/miscellaneous/DSCN7196_001.JPG
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,423
Posted By JeffS
Lame.

Lame.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th February 2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,067
Posted By JeffS
That's what I'm talking about. Tremendous!

That's what I'm talking about. Tremendous!
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th February 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,067
Posted By JeffS
Ethnographic Textiles + Weapons

I've noticed that most advanced weapon making cultures also have tremendous weaving traditions. Does anyone here match textiles and weapons from the same cultural groups? I have some very broad...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th February 2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,823
Posted By JeffS
Thank you for your comments. What style hilt...

Thank you for your comments.



What style hilt would you recommend?
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