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Ashanti linguist staff (Okyeame poma), Ghana.

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Ashanti linguist staff (Okyeame poma), Ghana.

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All communication with the king and chiefs will go through an Okyeame. They must be good speakers and have much knowledge about the social and political system. The okyeame carries a Okyeame poma staff as a symbol of his authority to speak.

This staff is made in 4 pieces, the staff rod is in 2 pieces and the 2 figures is attached on the top of the staff. 

H. 143 cm

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