Staff

Yoruba people, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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about 1650

Bronze

Overall: 13 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 15/16 in. (34.9 x 4.7 x 4.9 cm)

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

2001.51.34346

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Yoruba Ogboni Society, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 29-September 19, 1999.

Provenance

Galerie Walu (Rene David), Zurich, Switzerland; 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.998.42.2

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