The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Pitsi-zha (priest's basket). Pedestal basket made by splitting the ends of a bamboo joint into thin strips and then weaving them together to form a band on a pedestal with expanding foot. Used by a village priest to collect 30 pieces of meat from each household doing genna during the sakrengi genna. Angami (Dzuno-kehemo group), Mima village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Angami <Dzuno-kehemo
location: Mima
ethnicgroup: Angami (Dzuno-kehemo)
location: Mima
refnum: 4:235
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1929
refnum: 1923.85.677
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated