Morung with Tobu heads at Hakchang

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'There are many heads here, decorated with mithun horns and tassels of plant fibre. The taking of heads and bringing them back to the village increases the village's "soul-force" or fertility - hence its central role in Naga society.'

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Note

Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Konyak Naga

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

13 x 7.5 cm

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