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Collection

  • Regalia

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  • Heirloom Weapons

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  • Books

    The followings are books published by Serdang Sultanate, the works of Tuanku Luckman Sinar Basarshah II, and Tengku Mira Rozanna. Most of these books are in Indonesian language which includes entitled: “Sari sejarah Serdang” (1971) “Silsilah Kesultanan Deli dan Istana Maimun” (1975) “Pesta seni 1976” (1978) “Perang Sunggal” (Medan 1987) “Motif dan ornamen Melayu” (1993) “Pantun dan pepatah Melayu” (1995) “Pengantar etnomusikologi dan tarian Melayu” (1997) “Adat perkawinan dan tatarias pengantin Melayu” (2001) “Jatidiri Melayu” (2001) “Bangun dan runtuhnya Kerajaan Melayu di Sumatera Timur” (2002). “Kebudayaan Melayu Sumatera Timur” (2002) “Kronik Mahkota Kesultanan Serdang” (2003). “Adat budaya Melayu: Jati diri dan kepribadian” ... Read more »

  • Musical Instruments

    There are three main musical instruments in the Malay art of East Sumatra, especially in the area of Serdang Sultanate. Those are drum, fiddle (replaced with violin), and gong or tetawak (replaced with bass). On the next development, there is some addition of these tools including some types of Gendang (e.g long drum), Telempong, Kesi (cymbal), Ceracap, Gedombak, Gedug, Serunai, Gambang, Rebana, and other musical instruments. 1.Gendang Drum is one of the percussion instruments. This instrument is made of wood covered with animal skin (membrane) on its both sides. Some animal skins used as membrane of drum are sheep, cattle, and buffalo. Drum has various sizes include small, medium and big. The small drum is called Rebana, while the medium and large-size called Redap. In addition, there are also drum on both sides covered with leather tied ... Read more »

  • Flag

    The flag belongs to Serdang Sultanate has yellow color and symbolize the crown. It has an initial of "Seri Bandar Setia" (SBS) carved with yellow gold. Read more »

  • Stone Inscriptions

    The Cemetery Inscriptions of Kings This inscription is located in the Tomb of Kings Serdang located in the middle of the Great Village, the village of Batak (now known as Kampung Masjid), Batang Kuwis District, near to Serdang River. The inscription is written as follows: “Di dalam kompleks Makam ini dikebumikan Alm. Sri Paduka Duli Y.M.M. Raja Serdang: Sultan Serdang-II Tuanku Ainan Johan Alamshah (1767-1817 M) ‘Marhom Kacapuri’ Sultan Serdang-III Tuanku Thaf Sinar Basarshah (1793-1850 M) ‘Marhom, Besar’ Sultan Serdang-IV Tuanku Basharuddin Shaiful Alamshah (1809-21 Febr. 1831 M) ‘Marhom Kota Batu’ Tuanku Puan Zahrah binti Sutan Rahmatsyah (Perbaungan), Permaisuri Sultan Basharuddin Shaiful Alamshah (1825-1860 M) Renovasi Kompleks Makam ini diselesaikan tanggal (tidak jelas) oleh Dewan Nazir Wakaf Sultan Serdang/Tuanku Luckman Sinar Basarshah-II SH dan Hamba Allah ... Read more »