The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook seven

caption: war magic with eggs
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 29.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.9.1936-21.3.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (59) War-magic with eggs:
text: When a head-hunting party reached the land of the enemies they mixed some bad eggs with mud and smeared the mixture on their dao and spear blades and on their bodies to make the enemies sleepy and half blind and said: [konyak].