Wooden staff

This is a carved wooden staff. It has a round base at one end, and a female head, resembling a sowei mask with a segmented neck, at the other.

Further Information

  • Type: Regalia
  • Object: Wooden staff
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 490mm [L] x 65mm [W] x 80mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1963
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Methodist Missionary Society
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1963.13.33

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