SULAWESI KERIS

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   Features of the Sulawesi Keris:
elongated, right angle hilt
buntut (shoe) at the base of the sheath, the Keris is not worn like in Java, slipped in a waist band, but tied to a belt
a selut (a flat ring below the hilt)
a pamor blade

 

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Revised: 2008-11-27