The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Morung built with plaited-bamboo walls and grass-thatched roof. The wooden front posts are carved with stylized motifs : human heads, mithan heads and female breasts. The gable is adorned with long bamboo "horns", which are decorated with palmyra-fringe tassels. Southern Sangtam, Akhengwo village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sangtam <Southern
location: Primi (Akhengwo)
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: 1139/SOAS/JPM