Pair of Staffs (Edan)

Unidentified Yoruba maker


19th-20th century

Copper Alloy (Bronze?)

Overall: 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)

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



Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

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


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

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