University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-59-164
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Brass
Tin
Length: 53 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:19621 - Other Number
71 - Field No SF

Description

"Made at Buku by a very old man a long time ago." Round wooden stick surmounted by human head with small two-winged headdress ending in points at the bottom. The other end of the stick has a rope drawn through it; above this rope. The stick for about half its length, is completely covered with metal bands; above these is a row of brass-headed nails.


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