ibeji figure (figure (ritual & belief: cult of the dead))

A carved wooden female Ibeji figure standing on a rounded base. She has detailed, decorative plaited hair and lines of scars on the sides of her face. She is wearing a beaded necklace, two beaded bracelets on one wrist, one on the other. There are also small holes through her ears, suggesting she may have originally had decorations here. The letters 'RA' are cut into the base.

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