Wooden Staff

This is a carved wooden ceremonial staff, held by high status individuals. This example has a handle depicting two female figures standing atop one another. Both have typical segmented necks, and wear lappa s, or skirts.

Further Information

  • Type: Domestic equipment, Regalia
  • Object: Wooden Staff
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 890mm [H].
  • Production Date: Pre 2010
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Unknown
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.2010.030.04

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