Female Ibeji

1983.05.0017

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Female Ibeji   (1983.05.0017)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Nigeria, Abeokuta
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Yoruba

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 24.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 10.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 9.6 cm
Weight 191 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining, Incising
Munsell Color Information Brownish Black (5 Y R 1/1) -ns Dark Reddish Orange ( 10 R 4/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Fagg, William. African Tribal Images. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Art. 1968; plates 126-132. Sieber, Roy. African Art in the Cycle of Life. Smithsonian Inst. Press. 1987. Vogel, Susan. For Spirits and Kings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. Willet, [-]. African Art. pp. 88,90. Wright, Geneen. Untitled student paper, 1995 (in research file).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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