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ID number:  BIRRC-D0028
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Linked standing male figures
Object type:  Sculpture
Place made:  W. Yoruba region, possibly Dahomey (R. du Benin)
Culture:  Yoruba
Materials:  Wood, stained with indigo
Measurements:  35 cm
BIRRC-D0028.jpg

Wearing tunics and carrying staffs associated with the worship of Sango, the Yoruba deity of thunder and lightning. The heads of the two figures which stand on a common base support a monkey figure. Collected prior to 1957.

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