The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs by J.H. Hutton

caption: Sema - Sakhalu's house, genna posts [Sema posts celebrating feasts, about 11 feet high, and carved with mithan heads and 'aghuhu'. ('Aghuhu = enemy's teeth)]
medium: photographs
person: Sakhalu
ethnicgroup: Sema
date: 31.7.1918?
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1913-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: JH.3.45
seealso: Hutton, 'Sema Nagas' facing p. 37JRAI v LII, 1922, plate IV 'Carved Monoliths at Dimapur and an Angami Naga Ceremony'
note: captions to the negatives sometimes vary from captions to the plates used in books. The latter is put within square brackets. The dates refer to visits mentioned in Hutton's Tour Diaries.