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Mainland Southeast Asia
A streaked lin gin
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
Scientific analysis of two Southeast Asian swords
Using X-ray fluorescence and radiocarbon dating.
SE Asian dha (carbon 14 dated)
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
An old dha (carbon 14 dated)
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
The Wiasemsky Montagnard dha
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
An excavated dha sword
With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
A sawasa hunting hanger
Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
Wood hilted dahmjaun
With iron ferrule and copper and silver overlaid blade.