Wooden Staff

A wooden staff, surmounted by a representation of a sowei mask.. The mask has two faces, or is Janus-faced, and a hairstyle with an Asante-style umbrella.

Further Information

  • Type: Regalia
  • Object: Wooden Staff
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 1030mm [L] x 45mm [W] x 55mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1979
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Unknown
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1979.1.363

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