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: gates at Kekrima
medium: notes
person: Kezonoma khelTheninumi khel
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Kekrima
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 12:20
text: E. Angami. Gates.
text: Kekrima 5 gates - old - approached along winding paths between high walls like gloomy tunnels - each gate - the pattern based on 2 square-shaped mithan horns.
text: SKETCH
text: Kezonoma Khel - a huge flat head with rectangular eyes and gaping mouth between the 2 horns. Under the head a row of breasts and heads.
text: At the [] Khel, 3 mithan heads - and below the lowest 2 enemy figures upside down.
text: At the Theninumi Khel, a large sun and moon between the top horns and under the lower ones, 2 incised warriors SKETCH