The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Veteran's large ceremonial shield of leaf basketry, framed with bearskin, space within being covered with tufts of red dyed goat's hair. Five flat human heads of bearskin with coix teeth line the vertical axis with two small human figurines of same type at the top and on each side with coix teeth and beetle wing-case eyes. Horns have human and goat hair. Angami.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Angami
size:206cm (including horns)
ethnicgroup: Angami
refnum: 4:31
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1924
refnum: 1923.85.165
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated