Sheet metal armor used by natives on the Indonesian island of Nias. Thin handmade armor was used to repel enemy arrows during the many civil wars fought amongst the islands inhabitants. The warrior on the right is holding a large blunderbuss.

Sheet metal armor used by natives on the Indonesian island of Nias. Thin handmade armor was used to repel enemy arrows during the many civil wars fought amongst the islands inhabitants. The warrior on the right is holding a large blunderbuss.

old-indische: Nias Warrior

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Period Photos of People with Ethnographic Arms

A. Kruisheer ~ Man from Bawomataloea in the south of Nias Island in festive dress, circa 1906-1905 (Kerncollectie Fotografie, Museum Volkenkunde)

Kruisheer Man from Bawomataloea in the south of Nias Island in festive dress, circa (Kerncollectie Fotografie, Museum Volkenkunde)

Dutch East Indies, Real Beauty, Martial Arts, Shamanism, Exotic, Warriors, Marshal Arts, Martial Art, Combat Sport

From a book with the title: "De pionniers der beschaving in Nederlands Indie" - 1866_Nias Island, Indonesia

From a book with the title: "De pionniers der beschaving in Nederlands Indie" - Island, Indonesia

Real Beauty

Indonesia Nias Real Photo Native Chief 1930s RP 11 | eBay

indonesia, NIAS, Real Photo Native Chief (1930s) RP (11)

Indonesia Nias Real Photo Native Chief 1930s RP 11 | eBay

THE GANG

A group of warriors, South Nias. National Museum of World Cultures.

C. B. Nieuwenhuis (1863-1922) Portrait of a Radja from South Nias dressed as a Warrior, 1918

Nieuwenhuis Portrait of a Radja from South Nias dressed as a Warrior, 1918

1930 (19300929): Men in martial dress and two women in ceremonial dress in 'Bawodobara', Nias

1930 Men in martial dress and two women in ceremonial dress in 'Bawodobara', Nias

1930 (19300929): Men in martial dress and two women in ceremonial dress in 'Bawodobara', Nias

1930 Men in martial dress and two women in ceremonial dress in 'Bawodobara', Nias

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°° - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Belawà (l) en Sitalini (r) goudsmid en de zoon van een Siulu uit Bawomataloewo Zuid-Nias TMnr 10005766.jpg

File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Belawà (l) en Sitalini (r) goudsmid en de zoon van een Siulu uit Bawomataloewo Zuid-Nias TMnr 10005766.jpg

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