Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Twin Figurine

19th–20th century
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire
Senufo peoples
Copper alloy
H. 2 1/8 x W. 1 1/8 x D. 3/8 in. (5.4 x 2.8 x 1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Bryce Holcombe Collection of African Decorative Art, Bequest of Bryce Holcombe, 1984
Accession Number:
Not on view
Bryce P. Holcombe, New York, until (d.) 1984

Trost, Franz. "Bemerkungen zur religiosen organization der Tussian." Archiv für Völkerkunde vol. 40 (1986), pp. 99–114.

Glaze, Anita J. "17. Senufo, Poro society female figure and 18. Senufo, Poro society professional figure." In Art of Côte d'Ivoire from the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum, edited by Jean-Paul Barbier. Vol. vol. 2. Geneva: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 1993.

Trost, Franz. Ethonarchäologie in Südwest Burkina-Faso. Vol. vol. 1. Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1993.

LaGamma, Alisa. Art and Oracle: African Art and Rituals of Divination. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, no. 2, pp. 24–25.

Ketandi Barro, Soungalo Coulibaly, and Hannes Wiesmann. Wín wɛlɔ dúkúrí: Dictionnaire toussian-français, français-toussian. Banfora, Burkina Faso: Société Internationale de Linguistique, 2004.

Peek, Philip M. "Couples of Doubles? Representations of Twins in the Arts of Africa." African Arts vol. 41, no. 1 (Spring 2008).

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