Hand-carved Dogon door
- Country of origin
- Original hand-carved Dogon granary door from Mali. Doors such as this one protected the window-like opening into a family's grain storage building using a simple sliding lock. Rows of stylised figures including ancestors, sun lizards, primordial beings and scenes of life were carved into the doors to offer symbolic protection for the entrance.
- Dimensions & Weight
- 23,5cm high, 15cm wide, 1,5cm deep