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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2010, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Jambu
Its from Oromo People. Follow this link...

Its from Oromo People. Follow this link (http://www.samizdat.com/bulatovichphotos/) and click on "Galla Dagger From Jimma" under 'other illustrations'.
Best Regards,
J
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By Jambu
Gav, Those Postcards are great and I like to...

Gav, Those Postcards are great and I like to collect old Postcards with Warriors and Weapons too.

Edster, The sword on the right was purchased by a former owner in a market in Asmara, Eritrea about...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By Jambu
Hi Edster, Thanks for posting your throwing...

Hi Edster,
Thanks for posting your throwing sticks. Just last year in Port Sudan, Beja men were still carrying these sticks in the villages on the outskirts of that city. Here is the one in my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By Jambu
Nice Piece, I was the next highest bidder!! :D

Nice Piece, I was the next highest bidder!! :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th August 2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,827
Posted By Jambu
Happy Birthday

:cool: Happy Birthday!! Through your posts, I have learned much!!! Many thanks!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jambu
Looks a lot like this one.

Looks a lot like this one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2010, 02:27 PM
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Views: 1,928
Posted By Jambu
Thanks for your reply. Perhaps the copper or...

Thanks for your reply. Perhaps the copper or brass color is due to poor photo quality, but there seems to be some verdigris where the blade meets the hilt. For comparison, I have posted some photos...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,928
Posted By Jambu
Question Tebu Dagger, Copper Blade?

I just got beat out on this one on ebay. :( It appears to have a copper or bronze blade and pommel spike. (You have to scroll down on the ebay page to see more photos) I don't know much about this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,454
Posted By Jambu
Thumbs up thanks for the info, :D

thanks for the info, :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,489
Posted By Jambu
Hadendoa Daggers, used by Nara people too!!!

Nice Pictures! I have a few of these daggers myself, but I can't post the pics because I am traveling at the moment. I have also one example with the same double notches as the pic posted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,261
Posted By Jambu
Question Billao and Dubats

Nice example there. Here is a photo of Somali 'Dubats', a sort of Italian Colonial Era Somali Militia equipped with similar Billao... I saved this photo on my hard drive long ago and can't remember...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,002
Posted By Jambu
LATE ENTRY

:D Hadendoa Dagger with broken hilt, featuring the CIRCUMPUNCT...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,456
Posted By Jambu
Rick, I have this mark too

:cool: Hi Rick, I also have a Kaskara with this mark, but I have no idea what it signifies.
The sword was purchased by me last year in a village outside Port Sudan. It was a very exciting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,456
Posted By Jambu
Red face For future reference

I neglected to mention that the sword pictured above has two blade markings, similar to example B. pictured in the above reference. The fly type mark is found in the fuller just above the Languet,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,456
Posted By Jambu
Another mark

I do not know anything about the "Fly" blademark pictured with your query.

This Kaskara was purchased in Asmara prior to 1975 and has a Lion Mark similar to the Lion in your diagram above. Does...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,935
Posted By Jambu
Thanks Lew...

Thanks Lew...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,935
Posted By Jambu
Nice Dagger set, very interesting forms

New Member here,

Thanks for posting this nice set of daggers employing the various blade styles. I hope to assemble such a collection soon, as well as other examples of Beja Arms and Armour. I...
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