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Staff (Osun Nigiogio)

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Edo
MEDIUM Iron
DATES late 18th-early 19th century
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 71.22.7
CREDIT LINE Gift of Elliot Picket
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Topped by an ibis and an animal which are surrounded by blade-like implements, which are bent. Right wing of ibis partially bent and destroyed. Entwined around shaft of staff, five straps. Between bottom two, six gongs. Between middle two, a spike.
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