staff of office; fly whisk (ceremonial artefacts & rank insignia); carving (art); handle (general & multipurpose)

Ivory staff with carved decoration on base and a clothed figure carved intricately on the top. The base is square with holes in each side and a rounded piece of wood protruding from it.

This may be a staff handle but could also be the handle of a flywhisk, or other royal ceremonial object. The figure at the top appears to represent an Oba wearing his beaded regalia.

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