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: crudely carved mithan head and human skull on a post in the drum house, with strings of plaited bamboo balls representing heads, with a real skull hanging at the end of one and a wooden replica of a head at the end of another, at Holongba
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Holongba
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 15.11.19366.1936-5.1937
refnum: 35mm negatives39/11
person: private collection