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The Indonesian Kris

Language: English

The kris or keris is a distinctive, asymmetrical dagger from Indonesia. Both weapon and spiritual object, the kris is considered to possess magical powers. The earliest known kris go back to the tenth century and most probably spread from the island of Java throughout South-East Asia.

on this subject: Proclamation of masterpieces 2005- Element inscribed on the representative list 2008

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Indonesia, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Indonesia
Publisher: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Indonesia
Coproducer/sponsor: Damartaji
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Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0469
File No: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00112-IND.DV
Source ref.: CLT-ITH-00112-11-1;CLT-ITH-00112-07-2