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The Urumi of Kalaripayattu

And now for something completely different, and your cross-cultural moment of the day… Kalaripayattu is the martial art from Kerala, India — located on the extreme southwest edge of the subcontinent.  A weapon used in Kalaripayattu is the urumi.  The … Continue reading

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The Wallace Collection

London’s Wallace Collection is one of the world’s premiere museum collections. Research Assistant, Francesca Levey, has the enviable task of cataloging the Oriental Armoury and has shared some of her experiences and insights in a blog post. Get a sense … Continue reading

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