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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:58 PM
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Seconded !! :shrug:

Seconded !! :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:53 PM
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:shrug:

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:47 PM
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Please see...

Please see https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Lantaka where a good description and notes also about bamboo cannon are placed as well as this Miriam Lela weapon which as previously noted can be a double...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 12:02 PM
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THE DATE SAYS 1212 Al Hijri and above that a note...

THE DATE SAYS 1212 Al Hijri and above that a note saying amal ahmed/hamed? made by ahmed/hamed?. That puts it in 1797 A.D. See https://habibur.com/hijri/1212/4/

PLEASE SHOW THE FULL WEAPON...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2019, 10:32 AM
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THE STORY IS INCREDIBLE ...PLEASE ALSO SEE...

THE STORY IS INCREDIBLE ...PLEASE ALSO SEE http://www.hudsonriver.com/bannerman-island
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2019, 02:58 PM
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Always fun to have a modern knife turn up with...

Always fun to have a modern knife turn up with possible clues as to from where it came. You headed up the post as Indian? Is that a clue or where in fact did you get it?...The pattern on the blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
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Some more Jerrs axes from the Mussandam. :shrug:

Some more Jerrs axes from the Mussandam. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 108,084
Zraff al Hindi IS THE OMANI Arabic for what is in...

Zraff al Hindi IS THE OMANI Arabic for what is in fact African Giraffe. This material takes a lot of pins and when there were plentiful of that species running wild it was thought of as an excellent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd June 2019, 03:03 PM
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The real stuff looks like this..

The real stuff looks like this..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd June 2019, 10:15 AM
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I bring to the table what looks like Elephant...

I bring to the table what looks like Elephant Tusk. But it isn't.
This is a composite material like high density plastic...Here its
called Ameriki… A clue to where it is made...and a great...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
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It has a distinctive Oriental feel to it. I...

It has a distinctive Oriental feel to it. I looked at http://mandarinmansion.com/antique-vietnamese-swords and one that stood out was ..the Officers sword at 19thC on web page …4th from top.(sold.)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2019, 01:20 PM
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I thought to bring on a few more work knives and...

I thought to bring on a few more work knives and another variant ...a longer knife worn on its own a bit like a sort of beefed up work knife..Simply a bigger version. A few of these knives ..some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
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First my congratulations everyone who has placed...

First my congratulations everyone who has placed details here since this sword type is doubly difficult to analyze because of its apparent duality both in the Mediterranean and in the Indian Ocean....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
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Reference; A....

Reference;
A. http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14878



Hello and thank you for posting your Omani Khanjar. I have a picture of an almost exact same hilt. The Ruler often gives these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 731
Thank You Jim~ That was a brilliant rendition and...

Thank You Jim~ That was a brilliant rendition and a great learning curve for all concerned.
Ibrahiim al Balooshi :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 08:19 AM
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Views: 108,084
A good short write up on Omani Khanjars and a few...

A good short write up on Omani Khanjars and a few of its makers is at https://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/the-art-of-the-khanjar-how-oman-s-famous-daggers-are-made-1.834999
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Thank you for posting. At this juncture I would...

Thank you for posting. At this juncture I would point to a thread I raised a while ago in respect of this weapon ...please see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
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I agree Genoa fits … as I noted earlier there is...

I agree Genoa fits … as I noted earlier there is often a little button about two thirds the way down the knuckle guard with writing on it...this weapon has one... cant make out the letters but it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
GREAT THREAD Jim... I thought the spike on the...

GREAT THREAD Jim... I thought the spike on the hilt was for a number of possibilities !!

1. Protecting the slice by an opponent to the sword hand wrist. In the Khanda with the right angle turn that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 108,084
Hizam ...or... Hizak. The name of the Khanjar...

Hizam ...or... Hizak. The name of the Khanjar Belt.

Its a while since we looked at Khanjar belts and the predominant pattern on silver stitched on leather styles with rectangles filled with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
I looked at...

I looked at https://www.cointalk.com/threads/meaning-of-crescent-and-seven-stars-or-six-stars-and-the-sun.306089/ and the reference suggests The Pleiades seven star cluster. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
:)

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Hello Jim, as you expertly point out in your...

Hello Jim, as you expertly point out in your closing paragraph how honoured these authors would have been with our corrections...This work was carried out without the technology we have today in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
I looked at horn headed Sudanese spear heads on...

I looked at horn headed Sudanese spear heads on the Web and came up with a few variants . Ashok arts places a worthy write up here Viz;
QUOTE " Wonderful Rare Sudanese Dinka Shilluk Mandari Horn...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
I enjoyed looking back through the reference on...

I enjoyed looking back through the reference on these weapons and would note that these are being turned out in Afghanistan today for the market e.g. Chicken Street, Kabul. They are surprisingly...
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