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Staff

Cast copper alloy figure of an Oba on an iron rod sheathed in copper alloy. The figure dates to the early 18th century on the basis of the Oba’s costume....

Iwana Ogun

Iron staff with cast copper alloy male figure on horseback, a lizard and a porcupine below. It was obtained by Marshall between 1894 and 1900, probably in Lagos....

Axe

Impractical as a weapon, this axe incorporates both iron and copper-alloy and was recognized as representing a symbol of authority and power. It was worn over the shoulder of high...

Shrine spoon

This copper alloy spoon shows Shiva under a snake canopy. It was used in a temple to Shiva to sprinkle holy water onto devotees as they leave the temple after...

Bell

Cast copper alloy head, with the ‘ogboni’/oshugbo’ sign in mid forehead, flap and mushrooms on top of head. Fine casting, probably made in Ijebu Ode, where the Oshugbo society...

Bell

Cast copper alloy head, with the ‘ogboni’/oshugbo’ sign in mid forehead, flap and mushrooms on top of head. Fine casting, probably made in Ijebu Ode, where the Oshugbo society...

Figure of Lakshmi

Figure of Lakshmi holding a lotus in her hand. This portable copper-alloy 19th century figure would have been used in a domestic context. Donated by Mrs Osman in 1933. H. 120 x...

Bell

Cast copper alloy head, with the ‘ogboni’/oshugbo’ sign in mid forehead, flap and mushrooms on top of head. Fine casting, probably made in Ijebu Ode, where the Oshugbo society...

Crook

Probably cast from copper and other metals obtained from scrap. There is a report of the use of crooks or crosier-like staffs by elders of the Bachama associated with...

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