Artist Yoruba, African
  • Twin Figure for Shango Cult
Date late 19th or early 20th century
Medium Woodcarving, metal, beads, and pigment
Dimensions Overall: 26 × 8 1/8 × 5 inches (66 × 20.6 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art
Accession Number 2007.148
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Yoruba Spiritual Life, Level 1 (see map)
(Yassine Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA);
2007-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)