The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, 1936-1937

caption: inside of Lingba morung at Kongan
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.9.19366.1936-5.1937
refnum: 35mm negatives26/3-5,7
person: private collection
Caption:looking up at the roof showing a circular bamboo structure with two boards carved with animals, possibly tigers, and another made of basket-work, hanging from the roof
Caption:post carved with figure of a naked man
Caption:notched steps going up towards a large screen carved with men, mithan heads and monkeys, and an elephant's head - all carvings in relief
Caption:carving of elephant's head with a man on the left side and a woman with a child on the right