Staff Topped with Human Head and Decorated with Female Figure, 3 Snake Heads, and a Lizard

Unidentified Lobi maker

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20th century

Copper alloy

Overall: 14 15/16 in. (38 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.53.27177

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Burkina Faso

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

A0359

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