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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2021, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Saracen
There is a strong Saudi accent here. I will...

There is a strong Saudi accent here.
I will assume that jambiya is from the northwestern region of modern Yemen or the adjacent regions of Saudi Arabia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Jambiyas are known in Western India, but as far...

Jambiyas are known in Western India, but as far as I know, they did not spread beyond the nearest points to the Arabian Peninsula in India, places of active trade: Gujarat and the coast of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Yes, what I like about Oriental weapons is that...

Yes, what I like about Oriental weapons is that you often can't see where the weapon ends and the work of art begins. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2021, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Some elements of the ornament of this khanjar...

Some elements of the ornament of this khanjar stylistically remind me of the elements characteristic of the Afghan weapons of the turn of the 19-20 century. I think the place of manufacture of this...
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