The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs by J.H. Hutton

caption: fresh skulls fastened to monolith, Chi - Konyak - Oct. 1923 [skull hoisted on bamboo tied to menhir to await 'aleapu' ceremony]
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chi
date: 22.10.1923
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1917-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: JH.9.91
seealso: Hutton, 'Two Tours' plate 9:5JRAI v. LVI, 1926, plate VII 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.