The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Small ball or sphere representing the nest of the tree wasp; made of 3 small loops of bamboo strip at right angles, bound at the intersections with squares of thin bamboo-strip wrapping. Hung from the porches of houses. Sometimes real combs are attached. Perhaps formerly spirit traps. Eastern Angami, Leshemi (Cheroma) village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Cheroma (Leshemi)
size:9.5cm (dia.)
ethnicgroup: Angami (Eastern)
location: Cheroma (Leshemi)
refnum: 6:70
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 16.11.1933
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1651
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated