The Roman lituus, the chief ensign of the augurs, became the crozier.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
The usual form of taking an augury was very solemn; the augur ascended a tower, bearing in his hand a curved stick called a lituus.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
The notes of the 'lituus' are usually described as harsh and shrill.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
The pastoral crook, and the lituus, or staff, of the ancient augurs, etc.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick