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Staff with Janus Head

20th century

Wood and metal

12 5/8 × 2 3/4 × 3 in. (32.07 × 6.99 × 7.62 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.29
Geography: 
Country Liberia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dan, Wè, Mano, or Bete
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Purchased by Siegmann from Dro in 1983
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.