The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: tiger carvings
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tanhai
date: 4.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 4.10.1936-23.2.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (9) There are no carvings of tigers in the Yan-hai morung, it is genna to make them. But there are tiger carvings on the horizontal board at the front of the morung. In the Yan-lem morung are tiger carvings running down the main posts. On the front board of the Yanlem morung is a copulating pair.