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Table of Contents

         -          Foreword by the author
2       -          The Yoruba ethnic group
6       -          The Yoruba community
8       -          The religion and the deities
12     -          The ancestor cult   
14     -          The witches    
16     -          The twins
20     -          The Ibeji cult
22     -          Ibeji    
24     -                    Base   
26     -                    Incisions on the base   
28     -                    Position of the arms and hands
30     -                    Eyes   
32     -                    Ears   
34     -                    Mouth  
36     -                    Hairstyle
38     -                    Head dress   
40     -                    Scarifications    
44     -                    Ornaments   
48     -                    Clothes    
52     -                    Patina    
53     -                    Natural patina    
54     -                    Camwood patina   
56     -                    Facial patina    
58     -                    Sacrificial patina   
62     -          Ibeji carvers
67     -                    Listing
72     -                    Adugbologe family   
74     -                    Eshubiyi family      
78     -          Ibeji appraisal    
79     -                    Quality of the sculpture   
83     -                    Quality of the patina    
88     -                    Negative elements    
89     -                    Additional elements    
93     -                    Synthesis of the elements    
94     -                    Carvers and workshops   
95     -                    Conclusions   
99     -          Expertize of the Ibeji
108   -          Bibliography           
660   -          Ibeji plates