Ibeji

A fine male Ibeji with a tiered hairdo. He wears an unusual loincloth with horizontal patterns and a fringe possibly tied at the back. He has short legs and imposing long arms carved with bracelets on both wrists. Scars radiate down from the umbilicus. Having unusual undercut eyes.
19th / early 20th century
Egbado. Western area (Benin border)
cf Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 15. 16., for similar facial features.

Ibeji

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