The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Skull prepared for secondary disposal in stone cist; the design painted on skull is a replica of deceased's chest tattoo which denoted his rank as a head-taker. (The skull was removed from cist for the purpose of the photograph.) Konyak, Kongan
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
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: 181/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Diaries of Two Tours, MASB, XI:1, plate VI:4