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Figure - Dogon people, Mali

Price: $4,800.00

Title: Figure

Material: Wood

People: Dogon

Country: Mali

Description: The Dogon live in the remote Bandiagara cliffs. They
have a very complex cosmology and are known for their incredible
masks and sculptures. Sculptures are important in their everyday
life. Both their making & purpose have symbolic meaning. Sculptures
are kept in houses, sanctuaries or by the Hogon (spiritual leader).

Gesture is one of the most enigmatic features of Dogon sculpture,
which depicts figures with raised arms, arms crossed over torso, hands
covering eyes, and a variety of other postures.

Dimensions: 19 1/2" height x 4" width x 4 1/2" depth

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