Ibeji

A pair of identical male twins with many beads around their necks, blue, red, white & blue striped and other colours. Around their waists hang rows of beads in orange and green. Both have cowries hanging from their wrists. Rekitts Blue on their hair, and Tukula powder applied to their bodies.
Early 20th century
Shaki (Saki) Oyo State
cf. Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 130
Ibeji. Chemeche. 2003. Illus. 20

Ibeji

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