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Ancestor figure – Wood – Dogon – Mali


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Stylish wooden male ancestor figure from the DOGON tribe, Mali. Good condition with beautiful aged patina.
Dogon figures are predominantly associated with the ancestor cult. They are carved either for personal or family use or, if they commemorate the foundation of a community, are worshiped by the village.

Object: Ancestor figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Dogon
Region/ country: Mali – 30 cm
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30×8×8 cm
Weight: 600 g


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