The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Drinking vessel of bamboo from the Chang village of Yempong, which belonged to Thangpong. The figure carved in bold relief on the front represents Thangso of Chingmei who had taken 29 heads before Thangpong killed him. Both men were Kalyo-Kengyu, though living in Chang villages and the figure of Thangso shows Kalyo-Kengyu warrior-tatu of Aoshed village pattern.
medium: artefacts
person: Thangso/ of ChingmeiThangpong/ of Yempong
ethnicgroup: Kalyo-KengyuChang
location: Yimpang (Yempong)
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Yimpang (Yempong)
refnum: 4:152
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1.2.1923
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.431
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated