Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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male figure
  • Yoruba peoples
  • male figure, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Dahomey (present-day southern Benin and southeast Togo)
  • wood, staining, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.5 x 5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3093

The standing male figure is stained black with red lips. He is wearing a short sleeved shirt and trousers, standing with his arms by his sides. He stands on a small rectangular base.