Carved stone at Peisa

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'A rough, low relief carving of a human figure, said to represent the lady love of the man who carved it. It is thought to be one of the very few existing stones carved by Nagas. In 1927 it was said to be about a hundred years old. '

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Note

Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Zeme Naga

Paisa is alternatively known as Peisia. Presumed to be Natun Paisa, but might be Purana Paisa, slightly to the northwest at latitude 25.068026, longitude 93.145347

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9.5 x 7 cm

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