Carved wooden statuette of idol, possibly Ibeji, G

Made:
1890-1935 in Nigeria
maker:
Yoruba people

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Carved wooden statuette of idol, possibly Ibeji, God of Twins, from Idi Oro Church, near Lagos, Nigeria, Yoruba, 1890-1935

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658234
type:
statues religion (tribal), deities, female, religion (tribal), statues
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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