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Esu Staff (Ogo Elegba)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples, Oyo group
Medium:
Wood, beads, cowrie shells, string, cotton, indigo
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/2 x W. 2 1/8 x D. 4 in. (31.8 x 5.4 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.300
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1969]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1969, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

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