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Culture: Moplah/Mappilla, Coorg
Setting: rebellions, Malabar Coast 19th - early 20thc
* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Matchlock musket South Indian, Curg, possibly 18th century
South Indian muskets used forward-acting snap-matchlock mechanisms, probably introduced by the Spanish in the 16th century." ...