The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Grave of a priest (puthi) on which a carved post has been set up. The carvings include conventionalised figures of hornbills, mithan heads, human breasts and sun and moon. The setting up of a post of this type on a grave is very exceptional among the Lhota Nagas. Lhota, Pangti village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Pangti
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: 1225/SOAS/JPM
seealso: J.P. Mills, Lhota Nagas, p.159-160