Diviner's Staff with Single Bird (Opa Orere)

Unidentified Yoruba maker


20th century


Overall: 57 in. (144.8 cm)

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



Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Divine Inspiration, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 17-April 21, 1996.


African dealer, date unknown; sold to Affrica, Washington, D.C.; sold to present collection, 1996.

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