Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Twin figure (ibeji)
Early 20th century
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads
H: 25.3; W: 7; D: 5.5 cm
Loan from The Helena and Joseph Adler collection, Jerusalem
Accession number: L-B86.072
 
 

Publications:
Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Zalmona, Yigal, 2006

Exhibition:
Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/03/2005 - 17/01/2006

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir