Ibeji

A beautiful rare male figure with three rows of beads around his neck, and black beads around his waist and wrists. Mouth, nose and hair in a continuous line. Unique circular ears. His hairdo is typical of Ilobu male Ibejis.
19th century
Ilobu Oyo area
See: no. 2, in this catalogue, although finer it is in the same style and from the same area
cf. For hairstyles: Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert, Stoll illus. 123
Ibeji. Chemeche, illus. 66.67.68

Ibeji

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