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Yoruba people South-western region, Nigeria
Oshe Shango - staff of a devotee of the cult of Shango early 20th century Description: staff, with female figure, of the Shango cult, with three strings of beads and shells around the neck
Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, tukula powder, glass beads, ?shells, string carving
Dimensions: 70.4 h x 27.5 w x 10.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.773
Subject: African art