Ibeji

A pair of identical male twins, with old blue tubular beads and red and striped beads around their necks. Black striped around their waist and white around their left wrists. There are also some cowrie shells hanging from their wrists. Tukula powder is applied to the bodies. They have appealing faces with a hairdo that is plaited across the head. There are two sets of scars carved horizontally across their cheeks. Their prominently round eyes are carved with eyelashes.
19th / early 20th century
Oyo. Erin ?
Size: 20 cms high - 8 ins high

Ibeji

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