Unidentified maker (Nigeria)
Bronze and iron
Overall: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection
Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa
Ceremonial Artifact: Staff
Not on view
The Yoruba Ogboni Society, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 29-September 19, 1999.
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.
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