The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Wooden trough used for storing water. The trough is made from a hollowed-out tree-trunk and the ends are carved with stylized representations of female breasts. The water is conveyed from a hill stream by means of a bamboo conduit. Zemi, Laisong village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong
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: 1119/SOAS/JPM