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Staff fragment (staff weapon component): O.218-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown




Presumably the head of a staff, made from bronze. The object has two bull's heads in relief on the front, with four tapering sides. On top, there is a pierced disc with a central pierced sphere, which contains a stone acting as a rattle.

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Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.218-1946
Primary reference Number: 138318
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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