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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Ren Ren
Yesss!! You found that coin! Congratulations! ...

Yesss!! You found that coin! Congratulations!
And I was wrong about one character 分.
一分之百 Probably right is "one part in a hundred".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Ren Ren
A wonderful story! Congratulations!

A wonderful story! Congratulations!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By Ren Ren
一百之金 These four Chinese characters appear to be...

一百之金
These four Chinese characters appear to be depicted. Can be translated as "one hundred of gold / one hundred of money". That's all I can say.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,289
Posted By Ren Ren
Jim, this is my pleasure! I agree that this...

Jim, this is my pleasure!

I agree that this inscription in context indicates that the sword belonged to the anti-Qing rebels.
Serge
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2021, 12:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,289
Posted By Ren Ren
I apologize for interfering! The following is...

I apologize for interfering!
The following is written on this sword:
大明萬歴年製
dmng wn l nin zh
"Great Ming Dynasty to rule for ten thousand years!"
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,289
Posted By Ren Ren
In China and in Yunnan province in particular,...

In China and in Yunnan province in particular, Buddhism is not a minority religion. But most Chinese people follow Amidaism. The Thai and Burmese peoples inhabiting Yunnan adhere to a different...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 41,575
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you! The hanging ring (or lack thereof) is...

Thank you! The hanging ring (or lack thereof) is an important part of the scabbard design. But the back of the scabbard is not often seen in the photo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 41,575
Posted By Ren Ren
This is the only scabbard with a hanging ring. Or...

This is the only scabbard with a hanging ring. Or I'm wrong?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,920
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you Lee and team! Two days after the...

Thank you Lee and team!

Two days after the site crashed, I felt discomfort and anxiety. Before this incident, I had not thought that my addiction was so strong :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Ren Ren
Some old Yakut knives had a hardened steel insert...

Some old Yakut knives had a hardened steel insert in their scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By Ren Ren
An amazing twist in history! :)

An amazing twist in history! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By Ren Ren
Eftihis, Saracen, thank you for opening your...

Eftihis, Saracen, thank you for opening your treasures!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Ren Ren
The first thing I thought about was the ban on...

The first thing I thought about was the ban on blades over a certain length by law.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,328
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you Saracen! These are interesting examples.

Thank you Saracen! These are interesting examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,328
Posted By Ren Ren
Holes like this make me strongly associate with...

Holes like this make me strongly associate with Soviet provincial museums. Through them, objects were attached to the wall so that they would not be stolen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,797
Posted By Ren Ren
I love Vietnamese food :) but I have never been...

I love Vietnamese food :) but I have never been to this wonderful restaurant.

I think hunting for food is not the biggest part of the problem. Animals are killed for use in traditional medicine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,139
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you very much, Ian!

Thank you very much, Ian!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,139
Posted By Ren Ren
Dear Colleagues! As far as English is not my...

Dear Colleagues! As far as English is not my native language, I would like to clarify in what cases the term "Throat" is used and in what cases is "Locket"?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,797
Posted By Ren Ren
Such guns sometimes appear in the chronicles of...

Such guns sometimes appear in the chronicles of the Vietnamese police. They are confiscated from poachers in the northwest of the country. Hunting for rare species of animals is a painful topic for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Ren Ren
What a fascinating topic! I'll watch it with...

What a fascinating topic! I'll watch it with pleasure.
I will assume with caution that this item was made in the south of the Arabian Peninsula.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,447
Posted By Ren Ren
Perhaps I'm wrong, but my intuition tells me that...

Perhaps I'm wrong, but my intuition tells me that there should be lead seals with protective spells in this place. Or with an inventory number and owner / arsenal name. Which is less likely.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By Ren Ren
Such objects, fastened with rivets and washers...

Such objects, fastened with rivets and washers made of copper alloy, were most often found in southern China.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Ren Ren
Dao of the Ede people (Central Vietnam) from the...

Dao of the Ede people (Central Vietnam) from the Branly Museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Ren Ren
My applause! This is a very accurate and elegant...

My applause! This is a very accurate and elegant investigation.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Ren Ren
I'm sure this is a ceremonial weapon. It was used...

I'm sure this is a ceremonial weapon. It was used very often in Vietnam and was not always made of metal :) There was a large amount of wood, painted with varnishes of different colors.

Also I...
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