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: oha stones
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Yekhum Lutzu
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 14:6
text: Lhota. Oha stones. At Yekhum - there is large oval stone with a round hole in it - a male stone ie. one oha with a thin roller-like stone - used for hammering in the bamboo stakes which held the heads. In Lutzu - a female stone at the head tree - also only one oha.