The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Head-taker's tally. Nude female figure with bangles, hands across the belly clasping a head. Flat cap. Uncoloured wood with traces of black dye. Eyes made from blue china beads. Konyak, Mohung village. Made by Akai of Mohung.
medium: artefacts
person: Akai/ of Mohung
size:18" x 4"
person: Akai/ of Mohung
date: 1947
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Mohung
note: documentation based on original source information unless within square brackets
refnum: 1189-1190
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1947
location: Wakching
note: collected from the carver
person: private collection
refnum: 44