Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Bini maker
  • staff, mid 1900s–1983
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • wood, pigment
  • Object Length/Diameter: 61 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 24 x 2 3/8 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0894

This is a black carved staff with a human head at the top and alternating carved and smooth bands along the shaft.

This is a typical official's staff.