The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript tour diary of W.G. Archer, S.D.O. Mokokchung 1947

caption: visit to Khonoma
caption: monoliths
medium: tours
location: Khonoma
date: 31.12.1946
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: As we neared Khonoma, monoliths grew more and more plentiful and in some of the fields there are whole colonies of stones standing on end and looking down the valley. Many of these are four to six feet high and are erected as memorials to the feasts of merit. None of the stones is carved.