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: log-drums
medium: notes
person: Anungrang khel
location: Anangba
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 5:42
text: Anungrang khel of Anangba.
text: The log drum has a long thin neck ending in a swollen bulb - the front of the drum is open so that you can see right down it cf. Kalyu Kenyu pattern. A line of basket heads dangling over a skull.
text: The log drum shed is almost always next to the house of the founder of the khel.