The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man's grave surmounted by elaborate structure (nritang-peng), resembling a men's house (morung). On this structure have been hung the spear and shield of the deceased and the symbols of the heads he took during his lifetime as well as offerings to the spirit of the deceased. Lhota, Pangti village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Pangti
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1918-1945
note: documentation based on catalogue by Betty von Furer-Haimendorf unless uncatalogued, in which case text within square brackets
person: School of Oriental and African Studies, London
refnum: 26/JPM/JPM
seealso: Mills, Lhota Nagas, p.157-169