The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Large rice beer jug of bamboo with burnt-out mouth, and upper node perforated with a small hole at the opposite end from the tip. The cortex is thick and carved in high relief with 4 standing men having the mithan horn design tattooed on the breast. Below are 2 opposed tigers and above 2 plesiosaurus-like creatures biting each other's long necks. Phom, Ourangkong village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Urangkong (Ourangkong)
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Urangkong (Ourangkong)
refnum: 4:149
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 28.2.1934
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1779
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated