In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
With broad silver-clad scabbard, worked entirely in repousse.
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.