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Dogon people Inner Niger delta, Bandiagara cliffs, Mali
Iron staff with figure of Nommo [Dogon iron sculpture of Nommo.] 19th century Place made: Mali
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wrought iron (worked by smith)
Dimensions: 57.3 h x 10.8 w x 13.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1088
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Lance and Roberta Entwistle, London;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, February 1981