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Birifor (Tambili, Burkina Faso, 1925 – ) Primary

Khùluor (Staff or Dance Wand)

Likely 1950's
Carved and painted wood with pigment
State: Likely made for the tourist market and not ritually used

28 x 6 in. (71.12 x 15.24 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.5.48
Other Number(s): 84-18 (Neufeld Collection Number)
Geography: Africa, Burkina Faso, Southwest of Gaoua, Tambili
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Birifor, Lobi, Burkinabé, West African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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