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Yoruba Ibeji figures, representing twins

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Yoruba Ibeji figures, representing a male and female twins. The figures, when made, are soaked in an infusion of medical plants, and adorned with amulets to ensure the twins' good fortune.



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Yoruba Ibeji figures, representing twins. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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