The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Small orange-brown stained wooden figure of a seated man with hands on knees, arms curving outwards, carved of one piece of wood. Indigo waist cloth with pendant ends in front and behind. Tattooing indicated by 3 bands on arms, lozenge design on nose, and dotted design on face and chest. Indigo cloth and red wool wristlets (indigo missing from left wrist), indigo cloth necklet and wire and red thread tasselled ear ornaments. Konyak.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
ethnicgroup: Konyak
refnum: 5:153
person: Butler/ Col.
form: purchase
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 21.2.1933
refnum: 1933.76.1
note: from Hooper
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated