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Old 15th February 2018, 12:37 PM   #9
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You mention "Latok Malay, Melanau." When I look up "Melanau" I find they are an old race from Sarawak. Are they related to the Sea Dayak?

Now that you mention a more northern origin than I originally thought, the brass ferrule seems reminiscent of the ferrule found on pakayun from the Murat. Any connection do you think?

Thanks for your help.

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