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  • Oyo peoples
  • staff, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: South Oyo, Nigeria
  • wood
  • Object Length/Width: 27 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 10 5/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0885

This is a two-faced figure on a carved handle. The boy's style cap indicates this is a youth. It was used in religious dances.