The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Wooden cross bow with wooden bow and stout twisted fibre cord bound with cane for the trigger notch. The stock is shaped like a rifle at the butt. Trigger and trigger block one of bone. A natural hole in butt is filled with bee's wax. ? S. Sangtam.
medium: artefacts
size:148 x 71cm
ethnicgroup: Sangtam (South)
refnum: 962
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1923.85.993
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated