Ibeji

A very fine female twin of an unusual style. Four hair plaits rise up to a central disk. Having a dark patina on the face, and a lighter one on her body. There is a crack down the centre of the figure. She has a lip plug and two rows of beads around her neck, one white, one red. Red beads with green white and red striped beads around the waist. Red and white and larger blue beads on the right wrist, cowries on left wrist.
19th century
Oyo / Oke Eho Atypical. Or Ilorin / Kwara
cf. Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 130

Ibeji

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