The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Neck pendant worn by a man who has taken a head, carved of wood with an original attempt at realism in the rendering of the mouth which is hollowed behind with teeth carved inside the lips. Hair, lips and eye-brows blackened. In the ears are 2 large rounded-lozenge shaped brass pendants, embossed with a rayed embo [sic] in the centres. Konyak, Longkhai village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
refnum: 5:160
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 15.2.1934
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1711
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated