Male Ibeji


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Male Ibeji   (1983.05.0019)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Yoruba

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 25.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 7.4 cm
Weight 200 g
Measuring Remarks Width equals depth equals diameter of the base.
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Staining
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

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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