Yorùbá artist. <em>Figure of a Standing Male (Ere Ibeji)</em>, 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)

Figure of a Standing Male (Ere Ibeji)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 10 1/2 in. (24.5 x 7 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1459

Image: CUR.22.1459_front_PS5.jpg,

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.

Brooklyn Museum