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Description: Yoruba Twin Figures. Three figures from the city of Oyo, probably carved by the same group of carvers, but representing three different sets of twins. 11 inches (approximate) each.(c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
Description: Twin Figure. wood, bluing, camwood powder. Shirt covered with cowry shells and honors the twin and indicates family wealth. Overlapping arrangement of shells may symbolize twin's dedication to a certain cult. Shirt came into the collection without any figure. 221327 and 221276Catalog Number: 221276.nosubDescription: figure sculptureMaterials: wood, bluing, camwood powderCultural Attribution: YorubaLocality: Africa, NigeriaAccession Number:  J. Underwood (Purchase)Accession Year: 1967Continent: AfricaCountry: NigeriaCollector/Source: John Underwood, Underwood, John and LeonEMu IRN: 1127371GUID: 42667639-fabe-4387-8563-8c97600385cd
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