Ibeji

An extremely beautiful male Ibeji, with a smiling mouth and his tall hair joined with a disk. Eyelashes carved as zig-zags. A pendant is carved around his neck with beautiful ties at the back. A large phallus. Standing with his hands on his hips and with red beads around his neck. Fine brown patina.
19th century
Ila / Orangun Igbomina area
cf Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 142. 143. 144. 145
Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 194
Joyas de Niger y del Benue, Madrid. p. 24

Ibeji

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