Female Ibeji

1971.14.0003B

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Female Ibeji   (1971.14.0003B)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Yoruba

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 25.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 7.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 6.7 cm
Weight 255 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Piercing, Rubbing, Staining
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

See 1983.05.0017.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

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. Fagg, william. African Tribal Images. Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland Museum of Art. 1968; plates 126-132. Willet, _____. African Art. pp. 88,90. Fleishman, Jacquelyn N. "Continuity and Control: Art in Some West African Societies" (unpub. catalog, on file)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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