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Diviner's Staff: Birds and Chameleons (Osun babalawo)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples (?)
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47 13/16 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (121.4 x 18.8 x 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.400
Not on view
[Robert L. Stolper Galleries, New York and Los Angeles, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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