A kind of cannon that was commonly used during the time of Sultan Kudarat. It is made of brass material with engraved dragon and crocodile design inspired by Chinese and Islamic artwork. Cannons were used to transmit messages: they were fired to mark births and weddings, to warn villages of impending attack or to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.


  • Lantaka (Maguindanao)
  • Brass Cannon (English)

PROVENANCE: Didagen Dilangalen Collection