Indonesia in the long years ago known have lots of heroes, they are fighting for they pride and family. All the heroes in Indonesia have their own weapon in every region. We collecting names of weapon in Indonesia that famous in the past.
This traditional Dayak weapon looks more like a sword because of its rather long shape. Mandau is very well known and even famous abroad. Nobody brings tourists, carrying these Dayak weapons as a souvenir compilation back to each country. It is said that this weapon is a mainstay for slashing the heads of opponents, a compilation of Dayak tribes in Kalimantan preparing for their own fellow war.
This weapon was made from the bones of a Cassowary bird and its feathers, which were pinned to the top of the blade. This weapon is a complement to the typical bow and arrow of Papua. The traditional Papuan bow is made of bamboo or wood, while the string is made using rattan. While the arrowheads are made using bamboo, wood, or Kangaroo bones.
Kujang is a common weapon used by Sundanese people in the past. But now the existence of Kujang is increasingly rare, displaced by Bedok, machetes for gardening with a longer and more practical form. Kujang has a unique shape, like a Keris and Rencong. Kujang is now more widely used as a decoration or collection for those who are interested in antiques.
Javanese weapons, especially Yogyakarta and Central Java, are often referred to as weapons that contain mystical elements and sacred values. Even for those who are very fanatical, krises are considered to have their own lives and must be cared for properly, even needing to be bathed. Keris has a length like a knife and its uniqueness is located on the handle shaped like a snake that was swerving. The kris is also a symbol of royal status tucked into the left waist as a sign of courage and prijaji status.