Figure Item Number: 3055/4 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Standing wood figure (ibeji) on circular base. Wide shouldered male stands upright, arms curved to connect with thighs. Long fingers with nails are carved on each hand. Wide shoulders and thin stomach are smooth, with only belly button protruding. Phallus between legs. Long flat feet are carved with long toes. Minimally carved face has small holes for eyes, and indents for nose and mouth. Ears are flattened against side of head. Porous headdress is carved with vertical lines. Back is angular with protruding rounded buttocks. Figure is wearing a necklace with half white and half green beads around two red beads.