The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: A corpse-platform built on piles on which is hung gourds that tally the number of heads taken by the deceased during his lifetime. Ao, Waromung village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Waromung
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: 37/JPM/JPM
seealso: Mills, Ao Nagas, 280