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A circular, slightly domed disc topped with four arches and the figure of a human head. The front arch is wide, with a small bowl, and the arches to either side have four small, pointed protrusions. The front and back arch, as well as the top of the figure's head, are decorated with geometric patterns. The back of the head is connected to the back arch by a smaller arch. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Vessel Lid
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
2003/2.34
A circular, slightly domed disc topped with four arches and the figure of a human head. The front arch is wide, with a round indentation, and the arches to either side have two small, pointed protrusions. The top of the figure's head is decorated with geometric patterns. The back of the head is connected to the back arch by a smaller arch. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Vessel Lid
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
2003/2.36
Clay vessel with a rounded bottom and a tall neck and handle. The bottom part of the vessel and handle are decorated with small holes and geometric patterns. The neck of the vessel is decorated with a face on both sides. The lips appear to be pursed and the eyes appear to be closed. The  half-circle ears stick out from the top of the neck, just below the rim of the vessel. On each cheek there are three horizontal marks with small holes. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Vessel
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.111
Kneeling female figure on a rectangular base, holding a bowl decorated with a human face. The bowl is supported by a short cylinder. The figure has bracelets on each wrist and chevron-shaped marks on each arm. The hair is in a comb-like shape, decorated with vertical grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Kneeling Figure
1901 – 1999
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.245
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
Standing female figure on a round base mounted on another square base. There are metal rings around the ankles. The hands are placed at the sides and there are strings of beads around the waist and neck. There are three vertical grooves in the forehead and on each cheek there are three vertical and three horizontal grooves. The hair is in a conical shape with a small knob at the top, decorated with vertical grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1950 – 1999
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.665
Standing female figure on a square base. The hands are at the sides,  one of which holds a string of cowrie shells. The figure has prominent breasts and on the face there are three horizontal marks on each cheek. The hair is a in a round, comb-like shape. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Female Twin Figure
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.191
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
2016/1.254.1
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 male figure on a round base with both arms placed at the sides. There is a triangular carving, possibly an amulet, around the neck and back. The figure has a conical coiffure with vertical grooves. The coiffure terminates in two smaller conical projections. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.252.1
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
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
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