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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jon, thank you for showing this very old Man...

Jon, thank you for showing this very old Man Stone.
When it comes to sculptures I am sometimes wondering if it is a Hero Stone, or if it is a deity. Especially when it is so old and worn as this one,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you very much for the explanation.

Thank you very much for the explanation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Alan, thank you very much for your 'EDIT', it is...

Alan, thank you very much for your 'EDIT', it is most interesting.
A better understanding of how they were thinking at the time - which logic they used - is very much asked for, but it is likely not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont think it is an Ayda Katti, and according...

I dont think it is an Ayda Katti, and according to Egerton he did not think so either. But it is interesting all the same.

Page 79 no 98 Sickle-shaped Weapons or Impliments. Coorg.
Nos 190 and 128...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Why dont you try to etch it?

Why dont you try to etch it?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Does this mean that you have not seen the sword?...

Does this mean that you have not seen the sword?

What you have seen is a picture and a description from a catalogue?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius said it. Could we not have some more...

Marius said it. Could we not have some more informations about the blade?
One or two edged, length, ricasso or not and so on.
I know the hilt is not in question, but is it decorated, or maybe silver...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Bob, You brought it up, disinformation and...

Bob,
You brought it up, disinformation and misinformation.

I did not want to start with it, as it would have been too negative. But since you started it, and thank you for it, I will say that the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Bob, Thank you very much for commenting - and for...

Bob,
Thank you very much for commenting - and for claryfiyng that the key words are - information and disinformation.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Mercenary, If I understand you correctly, what...

Mercenary,
If I understand you correctly, what you are saying is, that you have to be a scientist to do a research. I think you must be an academic to say something like that.
As far as I know...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius, When I started the thread I thought...

Marius,
When I started the thread I thought someone would ask the question you asked, and I wondered how long time it would take before the question surfaced:-).
Depending which meaning you give the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Nihil, I tried to PM you from the forum...

Nihil,
I tried to PM you from the forum memberlist, but was blocked for some reason or other.

Please PM me from the same list with your mail address, and I will send you a book list.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Shayde78, Thank you for your post. Depending on...

Shayde78,
Thank you for your post.
Depending on where you live, libraries and museums can often be of a big help, but you can also ask here on the forum, which books to buy or lend. Many of the books...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ian and Ed, What you write is true, as it does...

Ian and Ed,


What you write is true, as it does take a lot of time, and a lot of stones to turn.


Ian has been lucky to have a work which made him research at the same time - on the spot so to say....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,829
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The one who translated the text told me that it...

The one who translated the text told me that it says "Rup Abdullah Sahib (owner) sanah 1150".
He did, however, add, that there seem to be ssomething strange about the number/year.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
How many researchers are there on the forum when it comes to Indian wapons

I would be interested in knowing how many researchers the are on this forum, researching Indian weapons.
It is easy to ask questions, but the questions to be answered comes from research.
Why dont...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th September 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,829
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok this is an old thread, but I have a question. ...

Ok this is an old thread, but I have a question.
Charles, the tulwar you show in post 49, did you ever get the text translated?

I now have a translation, made by a kind member of the forum, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Jim:-), I must admit that the Hero stones...

Hi Jim:-),
I must admit that the Hero stones area is a new subject to me. Not that I did not know they excisted, but I had not focused in on them - I will try to give them some more of my time.


...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ian, I am not surprised, but I was surprised...

Ian,


I am not surprised, but I was surprised that these stones went back so far.
They are really worth a study to see the old weapon forms, and where they were used.
Like the kukri formed daggers,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have just seen that Hero stones were used in...

I have just seen that Hero stones were used in India from BC 3rd to AD 18th century - which is a very long span of time.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Interesting to know how old the buildings are,...

Interesting to know how old the buildings are, when you see the weapons.
In the early centuries I dont think the weapons changed much/at all for long periods.
Thank you for the tip about the book - I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thanks Ian. Alan, thank you very much for...

Thanks Ian.


Alan, thank you very much for showing these pictures, the stone pieces are very interesting. How old are the temples?



For those of you interested in the early Indian history I will...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kubur, I dont know where you want it placed, as...

Kubur, I dont know where you want it placed, as it has to do with Indian history and with Indian weapons.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I find the stones Ian shows in post 4 are very...

I find the stones Ian shows in post 4 are very good. Especially the last one clearly shows the weapon types used at the time.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Tim, the statues are quite impressive, but are...

Tim, the statues are quite impressive, but are they Hero statues - like the Hero stones in India?
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