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Standing male figure on a round base. The hands rest at the sides and there is a string of glass beads around the neck. The pupils of the eyes consist of metal and on each cheek is a 'V' shaped mark, while the hair is a tall oblong shape with vertical grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
1920 – 1930
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. J. Robert Willson.
1985/2.92
Standing human figure on a round base with hands at the sides. The abdomen is marked by triangular grooves and around the waist is a string of beads. There is also a string of beads around the neck, while the forehead has four vertical, incised grooves and the chin has three grooves. This figure also has closed eyes, not seen often on Yoruba twin figures. The hair is in the shape of a knob with vertical incised grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
1925 – 1940
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.115
Standing human figure with hands at the sides mounted on a square base. One of the feet and part of the original base have broken off. There are strings of beads around the waist, wrists, and neck as well as brass around the ankles. On the face there are incised grooves and the hair is in the shape of three triangular lobes decorated with horizontal lines. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.324
Crouching or seated female figure with an elongated face that tilts backwards. The figure is holding her breasts and has a distended stomach and deep navel. 
Sierra Leonean (Sierra Leonean)
Female Figure
1400 – 1699
Gift of Leah and John Atwater
2016/1.241
Female figure with crossed legs, breastfeeding a child. The large mother figure is decorated with scarifications on her breasts, shoulders and back. She bears filed teeth, is wearing an elaborate headdress and her face has been decorated with three brass tacks. Mirror fragments were used to evoke eyes. On the back of the sculpture a mirror covers a raised addition containing unknown elements. The figures are seated on a rectangular base with geometric decorations. 
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Mother and child figure
1885 – 1895
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.187
Female figure with vertically grooved conical heads and triangular carvings on their chests and backs. The figure has a carved waist-covering. 
Ibeji Twin Figure (One of a Pair)
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.252.2
Carved standing female figure with corded beads at its neck and waist. The figure has conical, verically indented carved hair and protruding facial features. Its hands are resting at its hips.
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.254.2
Standing male figure with each foot on a raised base. The hands are at the side and on the front and back of the chest is a triangular pendant with a pattern of raised dashes. There is a string of beads around the neck and on each cheek are three horizontal grooves. The hair is a conical shape. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
1900 – 1988
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1988/1.160
Standing female figure with prominent breasts on a square base. The hands are placed at the sides and there are strings of beads around the waist and neck. On the cheeks and forehead there are incised marks and the hair has a rounded, comb-like shape with horizontal grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1925 – 1940
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.113
Standing female figure on a round base with hands at the sides. Around the waist and neck are strings of multi-colored beads. On each cheek of the face there are three incised marks and the pupils of the eyes are metal. The hair is in the shape of a rounded comb, with horizontal grooves coated in blue pigment. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1925 – 1940
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.116
Standing human figure on a round base with hands at the sides. The abdomen is decorated with small incised triangles. Around the waist and neck are strings of dark beads. On the face there are three vertical grooves on the chin and forehead, while each cheek has four horizontal grooves. The hair is in a triangular shape decorated with geometric patterns and topped by a small two-tier knob. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
1925 – 1940
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.120
Standing female figure on a round base with hands at the sides. There are metal bracelets around each wrist and a string of beads around the neck. On each breast there are two vertical marks. Each cheek is marked with three vertical and three horizontal grooves and there are three vertical marks on the forehead. The hair is in a conical shape decorated with vertical grooves and topped by a small knob. The heavy patina may possibly be camwood powder. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1901 – 1999
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.667
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