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Lobi Divination Staff, Burkina Faso (0283)
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.
Dimensions: 13.5"H x 5"D, on a 2" x 2" base