The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

letters from J.P. Mills to Henry Balfour

caption: Positioning of horned heads worn on hip
medium: letters
person: Balfour/ Henry
ethnicgroup: Konyak
date: 6.7.1924
person: Mills/ J.P.
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Mills Ms.
text: Kohima
text: July 6th 1924
text: My dear Balfour,
text: ...About the horned Konyak heads. It appears that they are neither worn straight behind nor at the side on the hip, but on the buttock behind the hip. I must try and get a photo of one in situ...
text: Yours ever,
text: J.P. Mills