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: Ao gates
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Lungkam Mokokchung Khensa Chungtia Ungma
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 12:58
text: Aos. Village Gates.
text: See tour diary re Lungkam and Mokokchung
text: Morung - an old gate. 2 mithan heads linked together - one right way up - one upside down.
text: SKETCH
text: Khensa & Chungtia - imposing lych gates at the top of flight of stone stairs - barren empty spaces on either side - cf. triumphal arches - rather than village castles. Dignity rather than life -
text: Ungma - the lych gates.