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Burkina Faso: Old Tribal African Dogon Figure.

Burkina Faso: Old Tribal African Dogon Figure. Sculptures & Statues photo   Category : Ethnographic > African > Sculptures & Statues
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Uploaded by springfille on Feb 20, 2017
        
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Category : Ethnographic > African > Sculptures & StatuesItem Id: 182045
Maker: Dogon peopleOriginal/Reproduction: Original
Material: Wood
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Height47 cm
Dogon sculpture recreates the hermaphroditic silhouettes of the Tellem, featuring raised arms and a thick patina made of blood and millet beer
The Dogon continue an ancient masquerading tradition, which commemorates the origin of death
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