The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: disposal of the dead
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
date: 29.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (121) In Oting they put the dead either in coffins (with three holes) or they wrap the corpse into mats, - over the platform a small house is built. Only after 10 to 12 [months] the skull is put into an earthen pot or a stone cist.