Arts of Africa
On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
10 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (25.4 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Luba. Staff Finial, 19th century. Wood, 10 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (25.4 x 5.7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1452. Creative Commons-BY
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Figure of a female holding breasts. Scarification on abdomen; indication of facial features, fingers and toes. Hole in top of head. Back of body has scarification and an oval shape with two crossed pieces; back of head carved with a zigzag pattern.
Condition: The figure, a staff finial, was sawn off the original staff. It is covered with a shiny substance.
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