Lobi Divination Staff, #0283
Title: Lobi Divination Staff
Country: Burkina Faso
Description: Hook-shaped staffs such as this one are used among the Lobi, Bwa, Bobo, and Nunuma. The hook has been carved in the shape of a hornbill, a bird of great mythical power.
13.5"h x 5"d, on a 2" x 2" base