Rodrigo Montezano

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Village of Youdio: the Togunà (home of the word/men’s assemblies and council meetings are held here). Dogon, Mali | s

Village of Youdio: the Togunà (home of the word/mens assemblies and council meetings are held here).

Africa | Dogon Door, Koundou Guina, Mali.

Since the Dogon language is oral, the Dogon often record their history in wood carvings, such as this door. This door deals with Dogon Cosmology and the Dogon migration that took place during the to centuries fr

Dogon door Country of Origin: Mali, Africa Approximate Age: Mid 20th century Measurement: 52x 36x 3x (cm) Materials: Wood Weight: 0,5kg Overall Condition: Excellent Damage, Repair: None   Dogon doors are made by the Dogon people from Mali. They are carved out of wood and serve to protect the people’s storage buildings or granaries. They almost all have a simple sliding door lock. But the fine sculptures on the door make the door holy and impregnable for intruders t…

Type of Object: Door Ethnic Group: Dogon Country of Origin: Mali, Africa Approximate Age: Mid century Measurement: 52 x 36 x 3 cm Materials: Wood Weight: kg Overall Condition: Excellent Damage, Repair: None

Dogon Door - Exquisite African Art

Unusual Dogon door, doors within the Dogon are used for different things such as everyday doors, smaller ones for shutters on granary stores and to keep ite

Dogon Granary Door - Exquisite African Art

A fantastic and very old Dogon granary door collected by Jean-François Maurel in J.Maurel was a famous archivist and palaeographer of Africa early