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>>1879 Angami warrior
Subject: warrior
Culture: Angami Naga
Setting: tribal warfare, Nagaland / Northeast Frontier of British India 19-20thc
Objectdao axe

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* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Axe (dha)  Indian, Assam, Naga, early 19th century
This is typical of a large group of Assamese dha.  The wooden haft is ornamented with a fringe of human hair." ...