The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: War helmet of plaited rattan cane with strips of bear hide and chin strap. Konyak. [Subsequent label states: 'Kalyo Kengyu', but no evidence and not signed. Fur is now skin only. A. West: cf. very similar Abor helmets.]
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: KonyakAbor
size:24cm (dia.)
ethnicgroup: Konyak
refnum: 3:231
person: Butler/ Capt. John
date: 1869-1875
form: giftfrom Cotton, S.H.
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
date: 1919
refnum: 19.103.9
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated