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 Nerhema
caption: stone terraces, graves and house carvings
medium: tours
location: Nerhema
date: 24.1.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: The village itself is full of stone terraces, huge circular graves and stone vantage points. A number of houses have excellent carvings which are not only of the usual mithan horns but of full mithan animals.
text: Not a single house however is embellished with horns and I was told that the necessary genna has now been forgotten it is no longer possible for any one to have them.