Besisi Quivers containing Darts poisoned with Upas Sap.
In the quiver on the left the butt-ends of the darts show various markings to denote the strength of the poison.
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5 Skeat Collection.
Dart-Quivers and Poison-Case.
i. Four dart-quivers, one Besisi, with leaves (2) called a daun chengat,a a salerik tupei,a a penurun tupeia or a p. lotonga (the a bringers-down-of-squirrelsa or a monkeysa ), which are carried inside the quiver as charms. 3. On the left a Semang dart quiver from Perak (coll. Grubauer) of different type. 4. In centre a small (boya s) dart-quiver from Siong, Kedah ; and at bottom a Pangan dart-quiver (5) from Belimbing, Ulu Kelantan (obtained from Malays). Also a poison receptacle (6) obtained from the Besisi.