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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Battara
Bangkaya is this type of blade typical of...

Bangkaya is this type of blade typical of Pangasinan blades?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Battara
Very nice example. Based on the patina I would...

Very nice example.

Based on the patina I would say that there is a mix of bronze dots on the bottom and silver dots on the top.

Ian and Marbel - would you say that the addition of beads on T'boli...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Battara
I would say Sulu from the late 19c - early 20c.

I would say Sulu from the late 19c - early 20c.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th September 2020, 01:52 AM
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Views: 722
Posted By Battara
I have seen scarification up close on Nigerian...

I have seen scarification up close on Nigerian fellow students (a sign of not ever being a slave nor their family).

Interesting to see the tools used. Must be crazy painful though. :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Battara
This is a Maranao 1960s-1980s kris.

This is a Maranao 1960s-1980s kris.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Battara
Perhaps. I also look at function - the formation...

Perhaps. I also look at function - the formation of the joint end makes for a good and natural hand stop like a yataghan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th September 2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Battara
Recent Research on New Guinea Bone Daggers

Greetings,

Though not my area, these bone daggers I do find interesting. Here is a recent research article (which I turned into a pdf file) and a link to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Battara
You know, a lot of your answers and details can...

You know, a lot of your answers and details can be found on the search engine of this site.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Battara
I would agree that the blade is Sulu, but the...

I would agree that the blade is Sulu, but the whole thing was made in the 1950s up through today.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Battara
I would say close. This might in fact be...

I would say close. This might in fact be Maguindanao based on the ganga, hilt, and scabbard top.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Battara
Xas the blade might be Maranao and nice to have a...

Xas the blade might be Maranao and nice to have a ganga separation line. I would say no later than the beginning of the 20th century, but more likely end of the 1800s or earlier.

However, the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Battara
That pinning my well have bee by a US GI since...

That pinning my well have bee by a US GI since Bagobo didn't traditionally do this. Usually no need for it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 60
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Posted By Battara
Ooooo............that's interesting!

Ooooo............that's interesting!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Battara
Like Rick I too question the use of...

Like Rick I too question the use of "kampilan". I also agree with Xasterix in that this is an unusual scabbard, almost looks like Moro "knock off" or a more recent Moro scabbard for this Bagobo...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,992
Posted By Battara
Great examples and thank you GP for showing me...

Great examples and thank you GP for showing me those nicely worked brass scabbards and ferrules! One day when I grow up, I'll be able to replicate their quality of workmanship.

Congratulations...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th September 2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Battara
Moving this to Miscellaneous...

Moving this to Miscellaneous section.

Interesting pieces.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th September 2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By Battara
I remember this keris from a recent auction. I...

I remember this keris from a recent auction.

I too am curious.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Battara
Your example is nice. Hard to find these...

Your example is nice. Hard to find these complete. The only thing is that your's is missing the other silver bands on the scabbard.

Still a nice example and thank you for posting it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Battara
I would agree Rick that this is not a kampilan...

I would agree Rick that this is not a kampilan nor a datu class piece.

Datu glass pieces usually distinguish themselves by having lots of bead work on the scabbard.

Here is my example for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Battara
Lots of trade in those areas.

Lots of trade in those areas.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Battara
I agree with Ian and will add: 1. This is a...

I agree with Ian and will add:

1. This is a Maguindanao piece, not Maranao (based on the sale of the ganga and the scabbard).

2. This type of hilt I have seen on Malaysian keris called...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Battara
Oh yes much nicer now.

Oh yes much nicer now.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Battara
What an interesting piece! How old is this type?

What an interesting piece!

How old is this type?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Battara
Actually this type of bell is not considered a...

Actually this type of bell is not considered a tiger bell because the tiger bell has a "face" on it with eyes and a big mouth for an opening.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Battara
Does happen. I noticed that nice rare large...

Does happen. I noticed that nice rare large talismanic bell on the hilt.
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