The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs by J.H. Hutton

caption: Konyak - skull and receptacles at Kongan
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 25.4.1923
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1918-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: JH.8.69-71
Caption:[skull box containing the skull and covered with a flat stone as lid; alongside is a conical thatched skull cover]
Caption:[the skull box and contents with the lid removed]
Caption:[derelict skull boxes in Kongan]
seealso: Hutton, 'Two Tours' plate 6:1,2 & 5JRAI v. LVI, 1926, plate IV, Hutton, 'The use of Stone in the Naga Hills'
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.