Ibeji

A male twin figure with powerful head thrust forward and with a washed patina. Large blue beads around his neck and lighter blue and red beads around the left wrist. Horizontal scars on his face, and carved vertical lines on his stomach.
19th century
Ilobu / Oshogbo
cf. Ibeji. Chemeche. 2003. illus. 72. 73
Ibeji, Mareidi & Gert Stoll. 1980. illus. 96. 119
See also: The story of Sacred Wood Carvings from one small Yoruba town. Ulli Beier. Printed in Lagos. 1957

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