The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Head-taker's drinking vessel (chunga), carved on one side with a warrior, his dao upraised; on the other with a goat, mithan and cock. Ornamental bands top and bottom. Black background with touches of red on figures. Seasoned bamboo. Phom. [probably] Mongnyu
medium: artefacts
person: Yakching/ of Mongnyu
size:13" (h), 4" (dia)
person: Yakching/ of Mongnyu
date: 1942
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Mongnyu
note: documentation based on original source information unless within square brackets
refnum: 1171-1173
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 7.1947
location: Mokokchung
note: collected from the carver
person: private collection
refnum: 21