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Indonesia ~ Palembang, Sumatra | Crown; gilded copper. ca. late 19th to early 20th century || Such a crown was probably worn by a noblewoman or dancer at the court of Palembang in southeastern Sumatra.

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|| Saus Cuko Pempek || Pempek is deep fried fish cakes served with its signature dark fiery sauce hailing from the city of Palembang, the provincial capital of South Sumatra. The range of fish cakes varies from the plain round balls to big triangular ones stuffed with hard boiled eggs, they are all typically deep …

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A Japanese soldier looks on as the oil refinery at Palembang in the Dutch East Indies burns. Japan, who had been denied oil by the United States prior to December 1941, was eager to gain control of the oil fields which supplied more than half of the oil in the Dutch East Indies. Fortunately the Dutch colonial army were able to destroy one of the refineries before the Japaneses’ arrival

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Bali, Balikpapan, Bandung, Jakarta, Lombok, Makassar, Manado, Medan, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Semarang, Solo of Surabaya. Waar wil jij naartoe?

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