Dogon Granary Door and Lock

Dogon Granary Door and Lock 2013-07-22T14:50:54+00:00

Project Description

Dogon Granary Door and Lock;
Songo, Bandiagara District, Mali
Gift of Dr. Pascal J. Imperato, 1973
(17-102)

This door was carved to fit the small opening in the side of a tall granary building built from mud bricks...The sculpted figures that line the door represent nommo, the mythical ancestors of the Dogon.

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