Sword “Tolögu”

Tolögu – Sword. This sword was used for fighting and for ceremonies by the noblemen of South Nias. The handle has the shape of a Lasara head, a mythological dragon like creature. There is a rattan ball (Rago) attached to the scabbard which is decorated with powerful magical objects. The objects are believed to increase strength and protect the owner against enemies.

Origins: Hilisimaetanö, South Nias

No.Inv: 03-0181

Length: 69,6 cm /  Weight: 90 gr