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Figure of a Standing Male (Ere Ibeji)

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Yorùbá artist
MEDIUM Wood
  • Place Made: Nigeria
  • DATES late 19th or early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 in. (24.5 x 7 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1459
    CREDIT LINE Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Carved wood male twin figure with elaborate, conical shape coiffure. Protruding eyes, facial scarification markings, pierced ears. Arms at sides, feet flat on disk base. Male genitalia, navel, pointed buttocks. Condition: Fair, mellow patina. Crack down back of figure and through base.
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