The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Composite head piece; bamboo band decorated on the outside with red and yellow plaited vegetable fibre, cowrie shells and 2 horns; from the centre is a piece of bone with hair attached to one end.
medium: artefacts
size:16cm (span)
ethnicgroup: [not known]
refnum: 3:36
form: gift
person: Museum of Mankind, London
date: 1954
refnum: 1954.As.7.96
note: from the Wellcome Collection
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated