Pair of Staffs

Unidentified Yoruba maker

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Bronze

Overall: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)

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

996.25.30309.2

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1996; given to present collection, 2017.

Old Number

VF 370; A2059

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