Carved Baton

A carved wooden baton, surmounted by a human head, with a ridged hairstyle and segmented neck. The bottom of the baton has a number of figures burnt into the surface, including snakes and fish.

Further Information

  • Type: Religious/ritual equipment, charms, Regalia
  • Object: Carved Baton
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 405mm [L] x 35mm [W] x 40mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1948
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Aileen Lines
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1948.22.3

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