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Carving of lion standing over human figure, spokesman's wooden staffs, Asante (Ashanti), West Africa

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K13853

Carving of lion standing over human figure, spokesman's wooden staffs, Asante (Ashanti), West Africa

Spokesman's wooden staffs, first developed among the Fante and other coastal groups and copied in Asante from about 1910 onward. (1950)

1984

Slides

35mm

Africa

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Citation

Unknown (artist) and Unknown (photographer), “Carving of lion standing over human figure, spokesman's wooden staffs, Asante (Ashanti), West Africa,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed August 19, 2022, https://images.library.amnh.org/digital/items/show/3696.