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Yoruba Beaded Crown (Ade) of Onijagbo Obasoro Alowolodu, Ògògà of Ikere 1890-1928

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Beaded Crown (Ade) of Onijagbo Obasoro Alowolodu, Ògògà of Ikere 1890-1928. Basketry, beads, cloth, 37 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (95.9 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Frederick Loeser Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 70.109.1a-b. CC-BY Brooklyn Museum 70.109.1a-b_PS2.jpg.

Birds on the head is a subject that appears elsewhere, including south western US petroglyphs:

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