Cemetary for the skulls of deceased men at Angpang

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'When a man of the village dies, his skull, after a few days, is removed from the body, cleaned and put into an urn with a flat stone covering it, as shown in this image. This is placed beside a path, and for three years afterwards offerings of food and drink are made to it on feast days.'

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Note

Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Konyak Naga

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

13 x 7.5 cm

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by J.P. Mills