The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

miscellaneous papers, notebooks and letters on Nagas by Ursula Graham Bower, 1937-1947

caption: jew's harp - musical instrument
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Zemi
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: Ntho - Jew's Harp
text: May not be played while grain is ripening, for fear of damage to the crop.
text: SKETCH
text: A.String pulled
text: B.Body of instrument
text: C. Tongue
text: Used with ho-heing (sounds very effective!).
text: Said to sound like toucan's wings.