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Ṣẹrẹ Rattle

Catalog Number: D026




18 cm



7 in


Religion and Denomination: Yoruba indigenous religion (Yoruba)
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Ethnographic Origin: Yoruba
Materials: Gourd
Usage: N/A
Detailed Description of Significance:

The ṣéré rattle and the double axe are the hand-held objects most closely associated with the worship of the god of thunder and lighting, Ṣàngó.