The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Ceremonial dao with projection from rear of blade. Wooden haft has three bands of red, plaited cane strips where the tang of the blade fits in to the haft and then a broad band of gum-covered plaited cane. Grip has tufts of black and dark red goat hair. ?Konyak, Wakching village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 19th century
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
refnum: 6:130
form: gift
person: Manchester Museum
refnum: H387/2
note: from Heape
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated