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: Oting morungs
medium: notes
person: Angpan morung
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 4:25
text: Konyak morung. Oting.
text: 1. Angpan morung (in Oting Long, Ting-on)
text: 'Ang' posts - great open porch - cross board: men and women, tiger, monkey, woman, bear - all black with smoke.
text: Middle post - love couple - standing - the man caressing her genitals with his left hand -
text: door giving onto the inner hall - woman with baby on her back
text: a pillar - carved with human heads
text: back look-out room - crossboard - 2 hornbills.
text: style of carving very rough and awkward but a great variety.
text: 2 old skulls 'with straw skirts'.
text: 2. The other morungs - formerly had skulls but they were burnt - both have Ang clan members.