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Staff

Scepter

Object Number:
29-94-12
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Badjok
Provenience:
Angola
Kasai District
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Wooden prestige staff. Head with elaborate mitre-like headdress, representing a chief.
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929
Other Number:
010   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fleckner, Uwe. 2008. The Invention of the 20th Century: Carl Einstein and the Avant-Gardes. : Page/Fig./Plate: 112-113
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 137
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: Title Page
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[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23
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[Journal] Hall, H. U. "The African Collections" Vol.: Vol. 3, No. 6. : Page/Fig./Plate: 155
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[Journal] Hall, H. U. "Congo and West African Woodcarvings" Vol.: Vil. XIV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 68, 71, 73
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