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>>1870 Konyak Naga ang
Subjectang chief
Culture: Konyak / Eastern Naga
Setting: tribal warfare, Nagaland mid-late 19thc
Objectdao sword

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* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Sword (dha)  Indian, Assam, Naga, early 19th century  Assamese blades are of a distinctive form, 
straight-edged and flaring to a broad, flat tip.  The brass hilt of this one is unusual."

* cf. 
>1843 Kachin dawa sword ninjthu,