Figure of a Standing Male (Ere Ibeji)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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.
This item is not on view
Yorùbá artist. Figure of a Standing Male (Ere Ibeji), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 10 1/2 in. (24.5 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1459. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1459_front_PS5.jpg)
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