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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,737
Posted By AJ1356
In Persian tah ته means bottom or...

In Persian tah ته means bottom or base, gold طلا pronounced either Ttila or Ttala, (double tt is used to emphasize the difference sounds between ت and ط) has...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By AJ1356
I don't see anything blasphemous in the text....

I don't see anything blasphemous in the text. There are misspellings of course, seems like whoever inscribed it did so in phonetic way.
Ali ibn Abitaleb was the cousin of Mohammad (pbuh), not a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th August 2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,365
Posted By AJ1356
It says, A game of Buzkashi in Afghanistan, done...

It says, A game of Buzkashi in Afghanistan, done imaginatively , during the reign of Zaher Shah. in the year 1350 ( roughly 1972 or 71).
Painter is Yazdgerd e Kohi e Samangani.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th August 2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,365
Posted By AJ1356
It says, A game of Buzkashi in Afghanistan, done...

It says, A game of Buzkashi in Afghanistan, done imaginatively , during the reign of Zaher Shah. in the year 1350 ( roughly 1972 or 71).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By AJ1356
It is not wootz, it is pattern welded steel....

It is not wootz, it is pattern welded steel. Can't help you with where it was made. It read, Amal e Mohammad (work of Mohammad), Saahib 'Abdi Baashi (owner 'Abdi Baashi)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,861
Posted By AJ1356
There is no Abu. It say Amal e Zamaan e Isfahani....

There is no Abu. It say Amal e Zamaan e Isfahani. the other seal says Banda e Shah e Welaayat , Abbas. please search my other posts in this regard, as I need to get back to studying, good looking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,114
Posted By AJ1356
Try something stronger or immerse it in vinegar...

Try something stronger or immerse it in vinegar for much longer. I do see a little bit of pattern in the new picture though.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,114
Posted By AJ1356
Nice find. It is an a Pesh Qabz and I would place...

Nice find. It is an a Pesh Qabz and I would place it from modern day Afghanistan, most likely from the 1800s. It seems to be very nicely built. I don't think it is wootz, from the look of it in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,353
Posted By AJ1356
I don't think they are newly made fake...

I don't think they are newly made fake inscriptions. However, I do think they are old fake inscriptions, or at least inscriptions made by someone who may not have known basic Arabic. So they might...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,059
Posted By AJ1356
Very nice, interestingly I had added this to my...

Very nice, interestingly I had added this to my favorites list but forgot the auction day. the furniture and everything looks original, awesome find.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By AJ1356
Muhammad Haadi is correct as stated here, the...

Muhammad Haadi is correct as stated here, the earlier translation (nadi) is wrong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th July 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
سر...

سر افگنده و بر کشیده کلاه در آمد...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th July 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
دران...

دران وقتیکه دختر داد با علی سر...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
On the tulwar the dots I feel are Indian motive....

On the tulwar the dots I feel are Indian motive. This was either a trade item or most likely a captured item that someone decided to customize. To whomever had it he would have known it or called it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
Ok so the words at the tip on both sides are not...

Ok so the words at the tip on both sides are not clear and thy kind of give context to the rest. The rest pretty clear, it has the name of Panj Tan (The Messenger of God, Muhammad [pbuh], his...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
Easy things first, since I have a couple of exams...

Easy things first, since I have a couple of exams and should not let myself get distracted alot :) .
on the original to the right of the date it reads Faqeer Hussain, which I am going to guess is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
You are correct. During the reign of King...

You are correct. During the reign of King Amanullah, Afghanistan went from Hijri Qamari, to Hijri Shamsi. I would put the change closer to 1919 though. I am not sure of the exact dates, just remember...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
Once he has received the items, have him take...

Once he has received the items, have him take some nice detail pictures and then I'll translate them. I think the other two items are older.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
close enough :) Three first months of Gregorian...

close enough :) Three first months of Gregorian calendar falls in one year and the remaining nine in the next. The new year starts with the first day of Spring, around March 20-22, think Zodiac...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
It is 1439 Hijri Qamari (Lunar), but it is 1396...

It is 1439 Hijri Qamari (Lunar), but it is 1396 Hijri Shamshi (Solar) Afghanistan and Iran go by the Solar calendar, so :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
It is not 1895. Right now is 1396, so take 1312...

It is not 1895. Right now is 1396, so take 1312 out of that -> that is 84 years ago. Correct age is 1934, not 1895.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,644
Posted By AJ1356
From your poor quality pictures I can...

From your poor quality pictures I can read;کار خانه کابل Kar Khanah e Kabul, 1312. I did not see the seal maybe it is there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,652
Posted By AJ1356
If you get some better pictures of the...

If you get some better pictures of the inscription where it can be read I'll try to translate it for you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,278
Posted By AJ1356
I agree the date reads 1021 very clearly. the...

I agree the date reads 1021 very clearly.
the rest says, Servant of Shah e Welaayet (Imam Ali the first Imam and the fourth Caliph) Abbas. This is the correct reading of this type of seal, I believe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By AJ1356
Very nice find. This was made for a government...

Very nice find. This was made for a government official or maybe someone well off, I am not abreast on my history any more but the name sounds familiar. It was most likely made in the blacksmiths rd,...
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