Carrying Stick


From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-10
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Wood

Wooden. The short shaft is carved into three spool-like segments. The head is an oval loop surmounted by a ram's head. On one side of the loop are two antelope [Olitambo] horns carved in relief.

Length 30.5 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 295 - Collector Number

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