staff (general & multipurpose); stand (general & multipurpose)

Eshu, exu, staff on a stand made from thin rods of iron. The base is shaped into a circle, with a central rod that comes up from a cross bar in the base that forks into three pieces. There is an iron rod attached over the three spears. The ends of the iron have three prongs and the staff is decorated with seven crosses.

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