The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Wooden tinder-box with flint and steel and tinder. Ao.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Ao
size:8.3cm (box)
ethnicgroup: Ao
refnum: 6:88
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 11.1914
refnum: 1923.84.83
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated
text: Note by J.P.Mills: The tinder is placed on the stone and held in the left hand, the iron striker in the right, both between thumb and bent forefinger. the tinder is the down from a tree. It takes a long time as a rule to strike a light and matches have entirely [missing].