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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2020, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
The site of that place is around 6th century BC...

The site of that place is around 6th century BC as mentioned in the article. Several megalithic sites in the South are dated around that time.

The other megalithic dagger examples I gave with hilts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2020, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
This might be interesting to some as well. Early...

This might be interesting to some as well. Early Iron weapons are showing up in megalithic sites in the South. It's currently a developing topic.

The hilt design in one of the swords has a similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2020, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
If it's a megalithic culture of S. India it's...

If it's a megalithic culture of S. India it's pretty old. Crucible steel production is known in early on S. India and Sri Lanka. Just not in the manufacturing of something like a sword however, until...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2020, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
Research On A Mid 1st millennium BC High Carbon Sword, South India

Abstract
An iron sword from an Iron Age megalithic burial at Thelunganur in Tamil Nadu, India, was examined using metallographic techniques. The sword was made of ultra‐high‐carbon steel...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
Gandhara, 1st-2nd+ Century AD So far we have...

Gandhara, 1st-2nd+ Century AD

So far we have examples from across the subcontinent in all politically important parts of India in classical India. Though not as popular as the forward recurved...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2020, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
You can see Elephants holding blades here as...

You can see Elephants holding blades here as well. Gandhara art 1st-2nd+ Century AD.

Chinese monk Xuanzang mentions that emperor Harsha(7th century ad) had armored elephants with spurs attached to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2020, 11:53 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
Chinese monk account of sword attachments to the...

Chinese monk account of sword attachments to the trunk. Artist representation of the same from Gandhara, 1st-2nd+ Century AD.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
Another are the daggers of the Central Asian...

Another are the daggers of the Central Asian White Huns. Whites Huns invaded the Gupta and the Sassanid Empire. The Western Huns would of probably of another racial make up invaded the Roman...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
Im in the US - happy late 4th. But ancestry is...

Im in the US - happy late 4th. But ancestry is Indian. I am just a arm chair history buff, but never the less I accumulated a lot of interesting things over the years. At this point I probably...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
No, there are a lot of iconography, lore, etc. in...

No, there are a lot of iconography, lore, etc. in Chandraketugarh vases and other deposits that are archaic, etc. hard to think up of even in the 5th century AD let alone recently. However people can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
I see what you're looking at and it's the first...

I see what you're looking at and it's the first time I've seen it. You got my head tilted looking at it. :D

But I dont think it is. Hypothetical if it is or if I find a very early sample of a hand...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
South Indian Dagger, 2nd-6th Century AD

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/A_1868-0401-1

Source for the 2nd-6th Century AD dagger.

The image of the statue is a archer from the Southern Chola Empire, 11th Century AD. Which...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Milogow360
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https://www.sylph-ocular.com/t49#12

https://www.sylph-ocular.com/ck

There a lot of terracotta and ivory works showing daily village, court, etc. life. It's a interesting look into ancient India....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
Kalingas - One of the successors of the...

Kalingas - One of the successors of the Mauryas.

One of the main enemies of the Mauryas. You can say they have a relationship like the Mughals-Marathas had much later on.

Udayagiri Caves, 2nd-1st...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
Deccan Satavahanas - One of the successors of the...

Deccan Satavahanas - One of the successors of the Mauryas.

You can see the swordmen has a curved saber.

Bhaja Caves, 2nd Century BC.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2020, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Milogow360
I will post similar images for classical Indian...

I will post similar images for classical Indian broadswords - ancestors of the Khanda, etc. And forward curved swords which most likely were influenced by the Greek Kopis. Both of these types were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2020, 09:36 PM
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Views: 20,960
Posted By Milogow360
The oldest mentioning of tusk blades was from...

The oldest mentioning of tusk blades was from Timur biography. Of his invasion of the Delhi Sultanates.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2020, 04:53 PM
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Views: 4,824
Posted By Milogow360
Curved Swords In India Before The Talwar, 2nd Century BC, India

Chandraketugarh, Sunga Empire, 2nd Century BC, India

Curved swords show up in the three main successors of the Maurya Empire. Sungas, Kalingas, and Satavahanas. The design is spread a part in...
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