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Old 5th October 2017, 11:24 PM   #6
La Pagaru
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Originally Posted by thomas hauschild
Hi there
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.

Best Thomas

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

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