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Staff Surmounted by a Female Figure

early 20th century

Wood and metal

57 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (146 × 4.5 × 7 cm)
Gift of David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2008.189.3
Geography: 
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Bamana
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Gift to David E. Apter from the then president of Mali, Modibo Keita in 1960
David E. Apter, 1960–2008

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 122.

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