Dogon altar (Front view)
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Item : Dogon altar, Picture : Front view (approx. 21 Kbytes)


This small altar, made into a terracotta bowl, consists of a wooden statuette (probably an ancestor's representation), an iron neckrest from the Tellem people, an iron bracelet, and various metal elements, arrowheads (see attached video).

Probably 15th / 17th century.

Object #5327

Origin :

Mali (Bandiagara cliffs)

Type :

Ritual items

Ethnic group :

Dogon

Material :

Terracotta bowl, wood figure, metal pieces, sacrificial materials

Size :

H = 9.7 inches

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