Yorùbá. <em>Divination Board (Pako Ifa)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (1.9 x 24.4 x 24.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
, 22.237. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.237_top_PS5.jpg)

Divination Board (Pako Ifa)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (1.9 x 24.4 x 24.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.237

Image: CUR.22.237_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat, circular board carved from a single piece of wood. Face at top; a knob projecting upward on either side. Rim sectioned off by crosshatch and serrate-relief patterns. Condition: cracked.

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