EXHIBITION OF OLD WEAPONS
steel and fire arms from the period of XVII-XVIII c. are
displayed on 17 panels. The arms are chiefly of the Near Est
provenance, used in the past by people of the Bay of Kotor in
sea battles against pirates.
Panel 1 - swords and maces (XVI - XIX c.)
Panels 4 and 16 - old rifles with long barrels and curved butts,
so called "saralije" (XVII - XVIII c.)
Panels 2,6 and 15 - old rifles with barrels and butts decorated
in mother-of-pearl, so called "jeferdars"
Panels 13 and 14 - powder loaded rifles of Austrian origin, so
called "stucs" (XIX c.)
Panels 8 and 10 - sabres and knives (XVII - XIX c.)
Panel 9 - rifles with enlarged barrel diameter, so called "trombun"
(XVIII and XIX c.)
Panel 7 - old-fashioned guns called "kubure" (XVIII c.)
Panel 5 - knives and "yatagans"- long turkish daggers (XVIII c.)
Panels 11 and 12 - ordinary flint guns (XIX c.)
The showcases contain silver and gold-plated short
rifles "ledenice" or "zlatke" (XVIII a), pouches, silver
and gold-plated knives, as well as a sei of arms - the gift of
the Lazari family of Prcanj.
heavy 18lh century rifles, so called "puskoni" and a replica of
a 14th century gold cross are displayed on pedestals. The
staircase, decorated with pictures of sailing ships owned by
captains of the Montenegrin coastal towns during the 19th
century, leads to the second floor with naval-technical and