Exhibitions/ Art Object

Twin Figure: Male (Ibeji)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples, Oyo group
Medium:
Wood, beads, camwood powder, metal, indigo
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4in. (27.3 x 7 x 7cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Hammer in memory of Mr. Paul R. Stokes, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.477.5
Not on view
Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Hammer, Chicago, until 1986

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