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Dogon lock, Mali, wood and iron.

Doors of the granaries are often adorned with  impressive carvings of animals or people which serve as invocations of deities or spirits, or as symbols of status. The stored grain is considered "safe" when it is guarded by the ancestors whose images are depicted on granary doors.

Height 37,5 cm

With stand

 


Price: € 1.100,00