Luba. <em>Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 66 x 3 1/2 x 4in. (167.6 x 8.9 x 10.2cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.205. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.205_front_PS5.jpg)

Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 66 x 3 1/2 x 4in. (167.6 x 8.9 x 10.2cm)


Accession Number: 22.205

Image: CUR.22.205_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden staff: male head at top with plaited beard, full coiffure. Back lock of hair broken off. Shaft spirally wound with punched copper stripping. Lozenge-shaped form has male heads with beards at each end, on each side, and opposite each other... the beards touching. Condition: Good

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