The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

sketches, some coloured, by Nell Lugard, c.1893

caption: house of an Angami Naga
caption: The crossed beams pointing to the sky mark the house as that of a village headman. The skulls of cattle slaughtered for the big feasts are hanging on the walls of the verandah as indicators of the owner's wealth and importance.
medium: sketches
ethnicgroup: Angami
person: Lugard/ Nell
date: [1893] approx.
refnum: 17:53
note: documentation based on original source information unless within square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1949.8.27