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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 ~ Torajans posing with Dutch officer. The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Their population is approximately 1,100,000, of whom 450,000 live in the regency of Tana Toraja ("Land of Toraja").[1] Most of the population is Christian, and others are Muslim or have local animist beliefs known as aluk ("the way"). The Indonesian government has recognized this animist belief as Aluk To Dolo ("Way of the Ancestors").

Indonesia ~ Torajans posing with Dutch officer. The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Chief of Galoempang, Toradja, Celebes (c1900) Photographer unknown

Chief of Galoempang, Toradja, Celebes Photographer unknown

Making a Medieval Suit of Armor: The Gambeson, Part Two

Making a Medieval Suit of Armor: The Gambeson, Part Two

Two hardcore warriors with Sikin and Rencong tucked into their sarong.

Two Acehnese hardcore warriors with Sikin and Rencong tucked into their sarong.

Byzantine Skoutatoi

Byzantine Skoutatoi