Originally Posted by thomas hauschild
I like to get some help to identify this spearhead ( have got it today from a fleemarket for 10 €. The table looks like asian things so I put my post into ethnographic weapons. Feel free to move )
It is 37 cm long. I was sure to see some "lines" under the rust so I bought it. I cleaned it a little bit up and after a handful of seconds of etching there were some brighter layers visible. Maybe a tombak
Any comments will be welcome.
I am very sure this spear comes from Indonesia
if seen from the blades like Sumatra
but when viewed at the bottom, we used to call it "pesi" looking like a Bugis spear from the island of Sulawesi
but what is clear is that this spear comes from Indonesia