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Old 11th October 2010, 09:38 PM   #8
Join Date: Aug 2010
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Default Dayak Mandau pic set 3

The blade. Definite concave/convex aspect to the blade. Don't know significance of the motif(?) on blade near hilt as I read that the mata kalong(?) was usually inscribed on the blade. The main plate in van Zonneveld does show a Mandau with metalwork with a piece near the hilt that looks similar.

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