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Ibeji Twin Figure (One of a Pair)

Accession Number
2016/1.252.2

Title
Ibeji Twin Figure (One of a Pair)

Artist(s)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
carved wood

Dimensions
12 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in (30.48 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander

Physical Description
Female figure with vertically grooved conical heads and triangular carvings on their chests and backs. The figure has a carved waist-covering. 

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
African

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Keywords
children (people by age group)
commemorative sculpture
personal shrines
souls

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