Kingdom of Biboki / Isl. of Timor – Prov. Nusa Tenggara Timur

The kingdom of Biboki was located on the island of  Timor, Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara, prov. Nusa Tenggara Timur.

West Timor (Indon. part = yellow)

Location of Timor


* Foto kingdoms on Timor: link


History of the kingdom

There is no historical information about this kingdom.


Palace of the kingdom

Google translation

The Palace of Biboki Kingdom since 1865, in a megalithic village, that is considered sacral and sacred to the Biboki people and surrounding communities. Built on rocky rocks and surrounded by stone fortress and two very steep twin rocks (Bukit Oepuah and Bukit Tapenpah) which is a symbol of men and women.
The Tamkesi Palace complex is built from beneath the hill in bowed consisting of seven tiers. Above the hill Oepuah there is Ustetu. Mesbah stone court and execution shaped like a heart as a place of sacrifice for God. Animals offered are white goats and white haired cocks. Located ± 50 km from Kefamenanu.


List of kings

…. – ….: Usi Taum Kenad [1st ruler]
…. – ….: Nesi Bokko I
…. – ….: Tabesi Bokko

c.1840 – c.1860: Nesi Tahoni
c.1860 – 1900: Nesi Bokko II
1900 – 1904: Tabesi Usi Ana Pah
1905 – 1915: Nesi Tahut Paha Kornel
1915 – 1940: Kau Mauk
1942 – 1962: Leonardus Taek Kau

– Sumber:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rulers_of_Timor#Kings_of_Biboki.5B22.5D


Old maps of Timor

For old maps of Timor 1521, 1550, 1600, 1650, 1733, 1700-an, 1762, 1900: klik here

Timor  1521


Source (only indon. language)

– Tentang Sonaf Biboki: http://wisata.nttprov.go.id/index.php/2014-01-20-04-43-22/kota-kupang/timor-tengah-utara/138-sonaf-tamkesi-istana-kaisar-biboki
Daftar Raja: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rulers_of_Timor#Kings_of_Biboki.5B22.5D


Foto

King Johanis Tnesi Us Boko

The location of Tamkesi is believed to be the center of the earth to be the center of the Biboki kingdom led by a king called Usif Kokoh / Kaiser. In addition, the location of Tamkesi is considered perfect because it is complete with natural elements such as stone, water, wood, soil as it is considered to have sanctity.

Meeting with the kesel of Beboki. Timor. 2014


 

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