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Dayak warrior with human head trophies, Indonesia.

Photo Documentation: The Dayak Head Hunter from Kalimantan In Search of the headhunting tribes of Borneo

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

Dayak Warrior rppc Tattoo Sarawak Borneo Malaysia 30s

Dayak Warrior rppc Tattoo Sarawak Borneo Malaysia 30s

Dayak Warrior rppc Tattoo Sarawak Borneo Malaysia in Collectibles, Postcards, Cultures & Ethnicities, Asian

Two Dayak men of Borneo. Dude on the left wears a sheathed Mandau sword. The shield, Mandau scabbard and guy-on-the-right's sword are decorated with human hair. The Dayaks kicked a lot of Japanese butt in the jungle during WWII.

Ibu Dayak warrior headhunters from Longnawan, North Borneo, 1912

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.

Indonesia Nias Real Photo Native Warrior Shield Spear 1930s RP 13 | eBay

indonesia, NIAS, Real Photo Native Warrior Shield Spear (1930s) RP (13)

Nias native warrior with shield-spear ca.


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