Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 5 of 5
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jim McDougall
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jim McDougall
Kubur, Thank you for the kind words, and well...

Kubur,
Thank you for the kind words, and well placed on the book by Dima, who is a very close friend of mine for years now, I am proud to say. I knew when he was writing the book, and had the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jim McDougall
Hi Jens, Were you attaching a picture? Any...

Hi Jens,
Were you attaching a picture?
Any thoughts on this? I know you know tulwars better than anyone :) but thoughts on these sickle marks ? The ones on this example seem modern (20th c). while...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jim McDougall
As Ariel has noted, the 'industry' of creating...

As Ariel has noted, the 'industry' of creating representations of traditional weapons is well known in Afghanistan, particularly in Khyber and Northwest province regions, and has been since mid 19th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jim McDougall
I think I best qualify what I mean, 'modern'...

I think I best qualify what I mean, 'modern' suggests perhaps end of 19th c.
The hilt is indeed unusual with the quillons being this close in, a characteristic which in many ways reminds me of Arab...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jim McDougall
Nicely crafted but quite modern version of the...

Nicely crafted but quite modern version of the well known Afghan sword mostly of late 18th into 19th c. termed 'paluoar' a term which is indeed of Persian etymology.
The 'eyelash' or 'sickle' marks...
Showing results 1 to 5 of 5

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.