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: skull of a boy - son of the gaonbura of the Aiabung morung, Namsang - surrounded by ornaments worn by boys, laid out on a cloth in the sun. At mealtimes food is put into the plaited bowl in front for the dead son
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 21.3.19376.1936-5.1937
refnum: 35mm negatives75/17-18
person: private collection