Carved wooden staff or cult-stare, cylindrical rod

Made:
1851-1900 in Nigeria
maker:
Yoruba people

Carved wooden staff or cult-stare, cylindrical rod with cone-shaped head, possibly phallic, Yoruba tribe, Nigeria, 1851-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657208
type:
staffs folk medicine (general), religion (tribal), amulets, folk medicine (general), phallic, religion (tribal), staffs
credit:
Johnson, C.G.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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