Hook-shaped staffs such as this one
are used by diviners among the Lobi,
Bwa, Bobo, and Nunuma. The hook
has been carved in the shape of a
hornbill, a bird of great mythical
Sometimes referred to as a "speaking stick", it is charged with power.
Serpent wraps around the staff which has a metal tip. Also, it is Janus faced.
Includes custom-made stand.
Dimensions: 46" H x 1 1/4" W x 7" D
Dimensions with stand: 47 1/2"H x 4"W x 7"D
Base Dimensions: 4" x 4"