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Slightly curved staff, topped by two snakes spiraling around each other, followed by an open-worked carving of three smaller "pillars" set between ornamental carved elements above and below.  On the lower half of the staff are a series of carved, protruding knobs distributed around all sides of the shaft between carved ornamental bands.
Zulu
Staff
1945 – 1955
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.56
Elaborately carved staff with angular forms along the shaft and topped with a figurine with a rounded head, heart-shaped face and two stylized arms resting on the stomach.  A large Z-shaped handle is carved in the middle of the shaft, with a series of cubes and conical forms above and beneath it.
Ngbaka (Ngbaka)
Staff
1930 – 1970
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.36

Bamana (Bamana)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.7
A stylized human head with an elaborate coiffure, sitting atop a larger animal head with scarification marks below the eyes, tops a well-carved staff with angular handle and a zig-zag carved pattern below the handle.  The eyes of both figures are set in shallow cavities and appear squinted or closed.
Yaka (Yaka (Kwango-Kwilu region style))
Staff
1933 – 1966
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.19

Wananesi
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.58

Ovimbundu (Ovimbundu)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.65
Narrow staff topped with anthropomorphic head. The face has an elaborate coiffure and two lines werre incised as decoration at the top of the staff. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.50

Ovimbundu (Ovimbundu)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.61

Nigerian (Nigerian)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.48

Fipa
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.63

Ovimbundu (Ovimbundu)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.38

Tanzanian (Tanzanian)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.51
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