Diviner's Staff with Single Bird (Opa Orere)

Unidentified Yoruba maker

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20th century

Iron

Overall: 57 in. (144.8 cm)

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

996.10.30232

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

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.

Provenance

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

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