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A rare 17th century painting from Thailand  showing a demonstration of Krabi and Krabong, notice on the table to the left, a pair of Ngow (Halberd), a Plong (quarter Staff) and a pair of Krabong, while in the front the two Krabi practioners demonstrate Daab Song Mue (double swords) and Lo Daab (Round shield with single sword.), one on the left defends  while the one on the right attacks with a teep ( foot strike),  at the back the two   Krabong practioners demonstrate attack and defense techniques.  *Notice in the far bottom right corner, the Siamese or Thai  Ridgeback dog, which was imported into South Africa by traveling Portuguese and Dutch colonists, who brought the dog with them, which ended up becoming the famous breed of South African Ridgeback.

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