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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 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
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
A short, round clay vessel, wide at the middle while narrowing toward the top and bottom. The top half of the vessel is decorated with  3 alternating human faces and 3 fish, perhaps mudfish.   There are also alternating columns and triangles around the top half, each decorated with various patterns of lines. The neck of the vessel is decorated with horizontal grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Pot
1900 – 1932
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.108
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
Iron staff with a circle of 14 small birds surrounding a large, central bird, which is topped by a smaller bird. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Herbalist's Staff
1901 – 1950
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.660
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
Standing figure on a round base with a square carved on bottom of base. The figure is wearing a cloth around the waist with a diamond pattern and is holding a string with cowrie shells. The hair is tall, in a round comb-like shape. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.190
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
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