The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: house carving
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Lakhuni
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 15:7
text: Ao, Lakhuni. A rich man's house - cross-board with carvings of hornbills-
text: mithan (fully)
text: snake
text: a centre board with leopard, a little bird and a rhinoceros - put up 6 years ago - 1941 - carved by the best carpenter in the village - the rhinoceros copied from a book - Ao name Untok