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ere ibeji (twin figure)
  • Ondo peoples
  • ere ibeji (twin figure), late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: East Oyo, Nigeria
  • wood, pigment, string, metal, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 7 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • On view: Gallery 407
  • 2007.2695
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The female figure is on a round base. It has a hairstyle with two points covered with black pigment. There is a string through both earlobes and a nail in the right eye. The cheeks are unscarred. The figure has pointed breasts.