In Metropolitan Museum of Art, 28" high. Paired figures for the Dogon may refer to the first human twins, who in turn gave birth to three more sets of twins, forming the original 8 persons. Numerology is important for the Dogon, and 3 is the symbol of maleness, 4 for females. Note that with his hand on her shoulder, he has only three limbs down facing the viewer (his left arm, and his legs), while she has four (both arms and both legs). Otherwise, the figures are virtually identical in terms of size and detail. On the back, she has a baby on her back, he has a quiver for arrows (he is a hunter). The stool they sit upon has 4 (possibly 6) smaller figures as supports.