Staff Ending with Finial in Figurative Form

Unknown Maker, Shambaa or Zigua people, Tanzania, Eastern Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood, glass beads

Overall: 36 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in. (92.3 x 4 x 4.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

2003.3.35524

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Tanzania

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Collectanea: The Museum as Hunter and Gatherer, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21, 2005-February 12, 2006.

Norman Hurst Gallery, New York, November 11-17, 2002.

Provenance

Belgian epidemiologist who worked in Tanzania from 1947-1974; possibly ex-collection of Dr. Schenkein; Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2003.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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