Bugis Dagger Treasure on NUS Exhibition

Berita Harian

The Department of Southeast Asian Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences had organised an exhibition titled ‘Spirits of Metal: An Exhibition of Bugis Makassar Weaponry’ in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore, the Bugis Makassar Polo Bessi Club, Rumah Budaya Indonesia in Singapore, and the Yayasan Keris Singapura.

The exhibition was the first-ever special Bugis-Makassar keris and weaponry exhibition held outside of Indonesia, where over 150 Bugis-Makassar keris and weaponry of various kinds were on display. It was held at the NUS Central Library from 27 August to 4 September 2015.

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