The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Rice beer jug of bamboo with mouth cut at a slant, the upper node with hole cut in it on the lip side of the vessel. Cortex is very thick and 2 standing and 2 squatting figures are carved in it in high relief (standing figures with clenched hands raised); also, at the top, 2 skulls with horns attached (head trophies). [?Copper plate burnt into wood just below upper rim, and blackened.] Phom, Ourangkong village .
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Urangkong (Ourangkong)
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Urangkong (Ourangkong)
refnum: 4:147-148
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 28.2.1934
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1778
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated