The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Love amulet of tiny feathers of a bird called tsentsu (?mythical), tied to a small piece of stick. "If a man can touch a woman's hand with this, she is his for life" (Mills, Lhota, p.168). Lhota, Yamhung Yanthamo village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Yamhung Yanthamo
size:2cm (stick)
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Yamhung Yanthamo
refnum: 6:84
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 5.1924
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.685
seealso: Mills, Lhota Nagas, p.168
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated