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A staff carried in possession dances by devotees of Shango, orisha of thunder and lightning.
A staff carried in possession dances by devotees of Shango, orisha of thunder and lightning. The figure of the devotee is riding a horse and wears the axe-shaped symbol of Shango on the head. Country of Origin: Nigeria. Culture: Yoruba. Date/Period: 19th-20th C. Material Size: Wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Private Collection. Location: 11.