AFRICAN DOLLS

 

 ASANTE
Akua'ba Dolls

YORUBA
Ibeji Twins

 

YORUBA
Ibeji

 

YORUBA
Dolls

NAMJI
Ritual Dolls 2

YORUBA
Ibeji 2

 

FALI
Ritual Dolls

 

MOSSI
Dolls

 

TABWA
Dolls

EWE
Figures

FANTE
Dolls

EWE
Couples

TURKANA
SOLD

ZOROMO
Dolls

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.

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