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WE 01682: ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS Keris Sumatra Acheh Naga Nogo Luk 5, note the beautiful sheath made of domestic Zebu Cattle bone.
Circa 1985, blade is pitted with some rust but otherwise the keris is in excellent condition.
Warangka: Sumatra Aceh
Sheath, Warangka ang Hilt: Made from real domestic cow bone with deep flora motifs.
Pamor: Ngulit Semangka.
Extent Society Life.
The pamor or damascening is the pattern on the surface of a keris blade.
The pamor is the most important part of the keris, as according to common belief, it has strong magic power and influence of one pamor pattern is not the same as that of another.
Total: 48 cm / 18.9 inches
Blade: 33 cm / 13 inches
Weight: 0.8 kg / 1.7 lb
After packing: 2 kg / 4.4 lb
Zebu: Domestic cattle
Scientific name: Bos taurus indicus
Usage: Zebu are used as draught oxen, as dairy cattle and as beef cattle, as well as for by-products such as hides, dung for fuel and manure, and bone for knife handles and the like.
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