The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Twilled cane helmet with red dyed dog hair comb. Over the helmet are two long strips of plaited basketry to which are attached boar's tusks, parts of two boar's jaws, part of a tiger's jaw, and the upper and lower jaws of a leopard, both cut in half. Probably Konyak.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
size:50 x 46cm
ethnicgroup: Konyak
refnum: 3:220
form: gift
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
date: 1956
refnum: 56.35
note: from Tonge, F. of Great Gransden
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated