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Dogon Bronze (N° 26939)

African sculpture in bronze alloy, Dogon type. This African statuette Dogon represents an elderly female subject wearing notable finery, and whose outstretched limbs frame an urn. Light greenish patina.

The Dogon are a people renowned for their cosmogony, their esotericism, their myths and legends. Their population is estimated at around 300,000 souls living southwest of the Niger bend in the Mopti region of Mali (Bandiagara, Koro, Banka), near Douentza and part of northern Burkina (northwest of Ouahigouya). ). Remains of ancient ironworks sites on the Bandiagara plateau, dating from the 15th century, confirm the activity of blacksmiths. The latter form an endogamous caste among the Dogon called irim Today they produce weapons, tools, and also work wood. “Masters of fire”, they are also supposed to treat burns (Huib Blom).  

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OriginEx-collection JPL
EthnyDogon
Countrymali
Material(s)alliages de bronze
Height cm20
Width6 cm
Weight1.00 Kg

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