Scepter

Yoruba people, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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19th century

Bronze with leather bound handle

Overall: 14 3/8 x 4 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. (36.5 x 10.7 x 5.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Peter H. Voulkos

2001.51.34345

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Personal Symbol

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Publication History

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco, Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, 461 pp., ill. p. 354.

Provenance

Galerie Walu (Rene David), Zurich, Switerland; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, July 11, 1989; given to Peter Voulkos, Oakland, California, 2001; given to present collection, 2001.

Old Number

EL.S.998.42.1

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