The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Necklace, ng-kui-pewo, of blue glass and yellow and orange stone beads in a double string, with on each side two tubular shell beads of conch-shell (columella), 1 rectangular brownish bead called deo-moni (=God-beads) and found in Nepal (possibly emanating from China and much prized by the Nagas) and 1 long shell pendant cut from a shell of conch type. Kacha.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Kacha
ethnicgroup: Kacha
refnum: 6:54
person: Reid/ Sir Robert
date: 1937-1942
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1946.7.16
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated