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unknown Egbado
Yoruba Primary

Ogo Elegba (Pair of Eshu Dance Wands)

Late 19th century - Mid 20th century
Carved wood, leather, and shell

20 1/16 in. x 6 11/16 in. x 6 11/16 in. (51 cm x 17 cm x 17 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.102
Other Number(s): 79 (168) (Neufeld Collection Number)
168 (Sotheby's Lot Number)
Geography: Africa, Nigeria, Southwestern Nigeria
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Ẹgbado, Yewa, Yoruba, Nigerian, West African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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