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>>1782 Siamese thh̄ār m̂ā
Subjectทหารม้า cavalry
Culture: Siamese
Setting: Thonburi-Rattanakosin kingdom, Siam late 18th-early 19thc
Object: ดาบ saber

Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery​ *
"Sword  Probably Thai, 19th century  The form of the kastane seems to have been transmitted over the trade routes to mainland south-east Asia.  Although very close in form to the Sri Lankan swords, the dragon pommel and inlaid stones suggest that this is Thai."

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