From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2042
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Yoruba (uncertain)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Brass | Wood

Staff with elongated truncate finial terminating in a circle, shaft begins at base of circle. Sides of finial covered with thin brass sheet, studded throughout top and middle of shaft segmented by three sections of thin strips of happered brass wrapped around shaft grip, bottom section of shaft is undecorated.

Length 148.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 27782 - Dealer's Number

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