Nias Warriors, Sumatra, Indonesia                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Indonesia, Nias warriors ~ Nīas (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands.

Noble warrior from South Nias wearing an impressive gold 'nifitali-tali' necklace and a large 'balatö' sword.  He also wears a collection of crocodile teeth.  ca. 1930 ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 48

Noble warrior from South Nias wearing an impressive gold 'nifitali-tali' necklace and a large 'balatö' sword. He also wears a collection of crocodile teeth ca. Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution by Bruce W Carpenter

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Nias Warrior Costume, Indonesia 1920s ~ Nīas (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands.

Foto Indonesia, Indonesia jaman dahulu, old pictures of Indonesia. collected from the internet.

Nias (Indonesia) warrior wearing a takula tofao (battle helmet).

Nias (Indonesia) warrior wearing a takula tofao (battle helmet).

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.

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

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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

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Nias photo Man Party Costume Nieuwenhuis Indonesia 1918

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Category:Art of Nias - Wikimedia Commons

Category:Art of Nias - Wikimedia Commons

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