The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: skull racks
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 16.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: I am less fortunate with skulls in the Ang morung sixty-two of which sit in a big storage case and grin at everyone entering. The fringe of palm leaves reaches too far down from the roof and only the lowest row of skulls gets the advantage of the golden sun rays for a few moments