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). Cut in relief with 2 figures of male warriors one brandishing a dao; one mithan head, one drongo. Pale red background; black additions. Carved in seasoned bamboo. Phom.
medium: artefacts
person: Yakching/ of Mongnyu
size:13.5" (h), 4.5" (dia)
person: Yakching/ of Mongnyu
date: 1947
ethnicgroup: Phom
location: Mongnyu
note: documentation based on original source information unless within square brackets
refnum: 1187-1188
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1947
location: Mokokchung
note: collected from the carver
person: private collection
refnum: 25