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Ceremonial staffs

Scope note

Weapons in the form of a single, long shaft, like a quarterstaff, that serve ceremonial or ritual functions, for instance as symbols of office or public regalia.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000262871

Broader Terms used

<ceremonial weapons>

Narrower Terms used

sceptre
wand

Equivalent Terms used

ceremonial staff

Created

11yrs ago

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