Carved wooden effigy or Ibedji, typical Yoruba statue of a child, in standing position adorned with strings of cowrie shells, represents a dead twin. Yoruba, Nigeria, 1871-1910
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
- Object Number:
cowrie string: 280 mm
- statues ethnography (african), religion (tribal), representation, ibedji, deity, ethnography (african), male, religion (tribal), representation, statues
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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