The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Flageolet of cane with four finger holes. Closed at one end by a node small hole is bored in side near the node, over the hole a piece of bamboo is fixed with wax, grooved below to form an air duct to guide the air into the "voice". The whole end is put into the mouth when blowing. Said to have been learned from Thado Kuki, same type prevalent in adjacent plains of Burma. Kalyo-Kengyu (or Para), Phowakungi village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Kalyo-KengyuKuki
location: Phokhungri (Phowakungi)
ethnicgroup: Kalyo-Kengyu
location: Phokhungri (Phowakungi)
refnum: 6:121
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 2.1923
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1923.84.936
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated