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Object number: Z 11761 A-B

Description: Wooden figures. A: Staff-like shape. The head has been incised with cat’s whiskers marks, which are face marks common among the Nupe in the 19th century.
B: Carving, with cylindrical rounded head also incised with cat’s whiskers marks, which are face marks common among the Nupe in the 19th century. Darker colour than Z 11761 A.

Cultural sub-group: Aviele

Town: Agbede

Measurements: A: 25 cm long, 5 cm wide; B: 26 cm long, 6 cm wide