Twin Figure: Female (Ibeji)

Yoruba, Nigeria

Date: 19th–20th century
Geography: Nigeria, Ibadan or Ogbomosho region
Culture: Yoruba peoples
Medium: Wood, beads, metal, blueing, camwood powder
Dimensions: H. 11 3/8 x W. 3 1/4 x D. 3 3/8 in. (28.9 x 8.3 x 8.6 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Jeffrey S. Hammer, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.527.27

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