The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: beautiful hip ornament purchased
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 20.8.1936
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: In the afternoon two young men came from Chingphoi and sold me a very beautiful carved hip ornament (a head with a wonderful expression) which a warrior of Chingphoi had taken, together with his head, from a man of Chinglong.