The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf Naga diary on his return to Nagaland, 1970

caption: statues in front of grave house
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Sangnyu (Shangnyu)
date: 27.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.8.1970-9.9.1970
person: private collection
text: In front of the Ang's house are two grave houses, each containing statues representing the departed and his attendants. The Ang died some time ago, and on his grave house two enemy skulls are displayed in addition to numerous skulls of sacrificed buffaloes and cattle.