Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Twin figure (ibeji)
Early 20th century
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Wood and glass beads
H: 23–23.5; W: 7.5–8; D: 6.5–7.5 cm
Anonymous gift to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B99.0874(a-b)

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

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