The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Girl performing the ritual act of taking an oath on an egg. She wears a hand-woven, cotton cloth and her hair is cut in the "bobbed" style, which indicates her unmarried status. Zemi, Hange village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Hange
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: 1106/SOAS/JPM