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#4462 Dogon Granary Door with Figures Mali African 48.5" H

#4462 Dogon Granary Door with Figures Mali African 48.5" H

Regular price $1,100.00 USD
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Superb old hand carved wood Dogon Door with crocodiles and figures Mali African, These wooden doors covered the village granaries where the Dogon people of Mali stored grain and other items of value. 

measures : 44.5" h and 48.5" H with  the hinges  by 25.5" w by 2" D 

This stunning door has a number of crocodiles  carved in relief  and many figures.

  strongly framed along the edges. 
Most Dogon carvings of humans refer to primordial ancestors known as Nommo who brought humankind to earth and who were the first farmers and blacksmiths. 
Figures dance across the surface in reflection of Dogon celebrating the idea of life and nourishment and to honor the ancestors 


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