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Part a is a sword with a single-edged steel blade. Has a convex edge, slightly concave back to within 6.5 centimetres of point when it becomes convex and angles to a point. Green-stained wood pommel has two extensions, the longer one of which is at a right angle to the rest. On this, there is a low relief splayed human, face down, hugging the pommel with a floral pattern and incised geometric shapes. Both extensions are fitted with beige hair pieces, possibly horse hair. These pieces are circled with red and black dyed hair rings at the bases. Haft is wrapped with plaited metal inset, with hardened fibre and resin mixture? Sword fits into a larger wood slot of the sheath (part b) formed by two pieces held by a series of bamboo strip lashings along the length. Sheath lashed to a smaller hide sheath formed from a piece folded together along the length. Woven bamboo loop handle and woven bamboo and twined nylon rope handle with attached crescent-shaped wood piece. Part c is a smaller knife that fits in the hide sheath. Slightly curving dark brown wood haft with a silver metal band inset in wood, fibre, and resin? Incised scrolled character and lettering (Bujang nl 9). Double-edged convex metal blade, concave back to 5 centimetres of point where it becomes angled, both concave and convex to a point.

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