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Subject: ang chief
Culture: Konyak / Eastern Naga
Setting: tribal warfare, Nagaland mid-late 19thc
Object: dao sword
* 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."