AFRICAN DOLLS

 

FALI
Ritual Dolls

YORUBA
Ibeji Twins

 

YORUBA
Ibeji

 

YORUBA
Ibeji 2

 

TABWA
Dolls

EWE
Figure 27

FANTE
Dolls

EWE
Couple 5

ZOROMO
Dolls

MOSSI
Dolls

The dolls below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

 

 ASANTE
Akua'ba Dolls
SOLD

NAMJI
Ritual Dolls 2
SOLD

TURKANA
Doll
SOLD

 

YORUBA
Dolls
SOLD

Photographs © Tim Hamill

AFRICAN DOLLS

Most African small figures that we call "dolls" could function both as a toy for a young girl or as an ritual object that had other spiritual, magical or traditional purposes in each culture.

If you are looking for a particular tribe or object please check our alphabetical list of images and catalogs.

ASANTE, AKUA'BA RITUAL DOLLS, Ghana    ARCHIVES ONLY
EWE, COUPLES, Ghana
EWE, FIGURES, Ghana
FALI, RITUAL DOLLS, Cameroon
FANTE, DOLLS, Ghana
MOSSI, DOLLS, Burkina Faso
NAMJI, RITUAL DOLLS 2, Cameroon    ARCHIVES ONLY,  ALL SOLD
NAMJI, RITUAL DOLLS, Cameroon, ARCHIVES ONLY,  SOLD
TABWA, DOLLS, DRC
TURKANA, DOLL 1,
Kenya, ARCHIVES ONLY,  SOLD
YORUBA, IBEJI TWIN FIGURES, Nigeria
YORUBA, IBEJI TWIN FIGURES 2, (31-39), Nigeria
YORUBA, PAIRED IBEJI TWIN FIGURES, Nigeria
YORUBA,, DOLLS, Nigeria    ARCHIVES ONLY
ZOROMO, DOLLS,
Tanzania
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