The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Knife in wooden sheath, backed by shoulder blade of sheep (?); suspended by hide thong. Lushai Group.
medium: artefacts
size:28.2cm (scabbard), 30.5cm (knife)
ethnicgroup: Lushai
refnum: 2:50
person: Butler/ Capt. John
date: 1869-1875
form: giftfrom Cotton, S.H.
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
date: 1919
refnum: 19.103.6
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated
note: non-Naga