Bronze figurated staff, Yoruba, West Africa, 1801-1920.

Made:
1801-1920 in Nigeria
maker:
Yoruba people

Bronze figurated staff with hooked iron grip and loop on top of head, male figure holding pair of figurated spikes, Yoruba, from West Africa, 1801-1920

(ASPECT) Bronze figurated staff with hooked iron grip and loop on top of head, male figure holding pair of figurated spikes, believed to be a ritual tool for the Ogboni society, of the Yoruba people, West Africa, 1801-1920

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A10465
Materials:
bronze, handle, iron
type:
ceremonial staffs
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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