African Art Yoruba

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Created Apr 26, 2010
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Yoruba, Ife, "Obafulon" mask 12-15th c. Nigeria Bronze.  This bronze cast head is of an...

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Yoruba, Ife, Figure of an Ooni, 12th-15th c. Nigeria Emphasized head to denote coolness and...

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Yoruba, Ife, Ritual vessel, 13th-14th c., Nigeria The head of the Oni is depicted with two...

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Yoruba, Ife the 24th Oba of Ila, 1980's Nigeria The heavy clothin mark the king as a prisoner...

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Yoruba Ogboni Couple (staffs) 19th c. Nigeria They are placed into the ground in front of...

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Yoruba, Ifa divination tray 17th c.Republic of Benin Ifa is the Yoruba system of divination....

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Yoruba, Eshu Dance Wand, Collected in 1958, Nigeria. Composed face, phallic head, lots of cowrie...

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Yoruba, Shango shine figure, 19th c. Nigeria Shango is the god of thunder who burned down...

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Yoruba Ibeji figures, Nigeria Yoruba are thought to have the highest rate of twin births in...

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Eloi Lokossou is a prolific Yoruba artist who creates works for one of two Gelede dance societies...

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Yoruba, Palace Doors early 20th c. Osi-Llorin Nigeria. Sculptor Arowogon (1880-1954) king in...


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