Large African granary door Dogon. These doors have been used to conclude overhead grain storage. The door is provided with an operation in relief. In the figures wood are cut out in the form of the well-known kanaga masks and dogon ancestor figures. The slider of the lock is also still present.
The Dogoon live in the area of the Bandiagarra cliffs east of the river are the Niger, about 150 kilometers from the city of Djenne. Dogon villages are installed on and under these rocks.
One of the most important ceremonies celebrating renewal and the return of life and takes place in the spring.
This object is in good condition.
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- Grande porta granaio africano 62 cm
- Regione / Paese
- Seconda metà XX secolo
- Buone condizioni
- Con supporto incluso
- 62×42×4 cm
- 3105 g