The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Pointed lancet made of a slip of cane sliced thin and bent and bound with bark strip in a curve at the pointed end, the point hardened with fire. Seen in use by Mr Mills: a woman's arm was bandaged all the way down and a vein on the thumb joint lanced with this instrument. Zemi, Tesenmi village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Josama (Tesenmi)
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Josama (Tesenmi)
refnum: 4:191
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 6.2.1931
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1564
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated