A Dogon sculpture with upraised arms holding a bowl.
A Dogon sculpture with upraised arms holding a bowl. According to Jean Laude (ref. Musee de l'Homme) such sculptures were kept in the house of the hogon (priest) but were taken out, dressed and set outside a deceased person's house during burial ceremonies - a privilege of rich families. Country of Origin: Mali. Culture: Dogon. Place of Origin: Bandiagara Hills. Material Size: Wood, metal, beads / H.59cms. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Dallas Museum of Art (formerly Schindler Collection). Location: 31.
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12 x 13 inches / 31 x 32 cm
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