Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing human figure
  • Oyo peoples
  • standing human figure, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: South Oyo, Nigeria
  • wood, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 50 x 14.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3133

The standing figure is carrying two cones. He has a pointed cap or hairstyle. Each cheek has two rows of three horizontal scars. His arms are bent at the waist, each hand holding a cone. He is wearing a half apron and stands on a round base. The figure is dark blue.