Nias Warriors, Sumatra, Indonesia

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.

Keris (24)

This is a Keris. It is Indonesian knife and it used to be worn by the sultan. It is that a ghost lives in the knife so the knife always comes back to the owner. It symbolises authority and dignity.

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.

Prajurit Tradisional Indonesia, Unik dan Mematikan - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

Indonesia, Lombok ~ Sasak people ~ 1865 ~ The Sasak people live mainly on the…

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Kris from The Caravana Collection, see it at www.caravanacollection.com

Kris from The Caravana Collection, see it at www.caravanacollection.com

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Indonesia, Java ~ Javanese Dancer Went to a beautiful performance in Java!

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