Ancient Nias Cultures

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Nias warior

Indonesia, Nias warior ~ 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.

Indonesian Atceh warriors 1897 with there daggers and Rencong(the traditional long daggers used in Aceh, these are the L shaped hilts that can be seen sticking out of their cummerbunds).

Two well- armed gentlemen. Both carry Rencong in their belts. The taller guy to the left is brandishing a parang Amanremu, while the guy to the right is holding a Sikin for the photograpger - H.

The Royal Collection: The Burmese Ambassadors

Photograph of a group portrait of four Burmese Ambassadors with two Western men who stand behind them. The ambassadors wear elaborate hats with decorations.

Parade in Bandoeng with elephants and large puppets on occasion of the centennial independence of The Netherlands in 1913.

Parade in Bandoeng with elephants and large puppets on occasion of the centennial independence of The Netherlands in 1913.

British; Royal Artiller at Toungoo, Burma. Toungoo was annexed by the British at the end of the Second Anglo-Burmese War. Size of wheel and limber suggests the gun is a mountain gun.

British Royal Artiller at Toungoo, Burma. Toungoo was annexed by the British at the end of the Second Anglo-Burmese War. The size of the wheel and limber suggests the gun is a mountain gun.

Nias people and the Dutch

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

Burgonet Date: 18th–19th century Culture: Philippine Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm); D. 15 in. (38.1 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2299.1 g) Classification: Helmets Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Met Museum.

Burgonet Date: century Culture: Philippine Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. g) Classification: Helmets Credit Line: Bequest of George C.

Soldier’s Jacket early 18th century India (Coromandel Coast), for the Dutch market

* Soldier’s Jacket (Su’a Senakut) India (Coromandel Coast), for the Thai market Cotton (drawn resist, painted mordant, dyed) century This tunic is a rare survivor of the type worn by the King of Siam’s royal guard.

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