The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black & white photographs taken by Ursula Graham Bower between 1937 and 1946

caption: Khasi monolith set up over a human sacrifice near Cherrapunji. Sacrifices of this kind were occasionally made to ensure that the stone would remain upright.
medium: photographs
keywords: ritual
location: Cherrapunji
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: [1.1938-3.1938]
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 521,522