The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Human skull, lacking lower mandible; 2 horns attached by rattan straps passed through holes in cranium. with strips of yellow leaf in bunches; suspension cord of plaited fibres passed through holes in cranium. Obtained during a ritual head-hunting raid on Yangam village by Yungya village. "Mounted by Roland Ward Ltd., The Jungle, 167 Piccadilly, practical and artistic taxidermists."
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Kalyo-Kengyu
location: Yang-Am (Yangam) Yungya (Yongya)
size:67cm (span)
ethnicgroup: Kalyo-Kengyu
location: Yang-Am (Yangam)
refnum: 3:24
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 29.10.1925
form: gift
person: Museum of Mankind, London
refnum: 1949.As4.1
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated