The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: (left) Bronze armlet, origin unknown, not made nowadays, light in weight, 11 spikes standing out. Worn by rich women. (right) brass armlet with conical projections. Konyak, (left) Wakching village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
size:13cm. dia.
refnum: 2:72
person: Furer-HaimendorfHutton/ J.H.
date: 1936-1937
form: gift
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
date: 1940
refnum: 37.1081 (left)40.257b (right)
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated
note: very old; probably heirloom artefacts, not made in the Naga Hills. Hansjorg Mayer.