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: gate of Dapfetsuma khel, Kohima
medium: notes
person: Dapfetsuma khel
location: Kohima
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 12:53
text: Kohima. Dapfetsuma Khel.
text: Head between the tips and a great hand sprouting from the horns. Black against dull red. SKETCH
text: Dapfetsuma Khel used by Japs for a track - cut in 2 - salvaged - mended with with a piece of iron - breasts at bottom, heads at top, horns carved and within them 2 small warriors drawn, not carved, in black.