Ibeji

A very worn and washed male Ibeji with a crown like coiffure and metal bracelets on both his wrists. Having a forward sloping stance with scars radiating down from the umbilicus. He has almost no facial features left, consistent with use.
19th century
Ede Oyo State. Possibly pre Abegunde of Ede who died circa 1908.
cf. Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 94
Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 97

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