The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook fourteen

caption: chungas for carrying water
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 25.5.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.5.1937-3.6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (142) 3 chungas for carrying water
text: The carved heads on the main posts are called "mei-shang" deer's head. They don't represent mithan heads (or "mei wong") Threshold = dan-ki
text: The carving at the door is also called "mei-wong" (deer's head)
text: The carvings at the doors of granaries are also called "mei-wong"