The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: models of captured heads , menhir
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong
date: 10.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1936
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Under the roof of the Ang's house (he was not very friendly) two captured heads were hung up as well as a wooden model of one for the head of a killed enemy who could not be brought back. (film 16 nos. 16-17)