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15 Incredible Images Of The Mysterious Dogon Tribe |

15 Mesmorizing Images Of The Mysterious Dogon Tribe

Figure: Seated Couple    Dogon Peoples    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Figure: Seated Couple Date: century Geography: Mali, southern cliff Culture: Dogon peoples Medium: Wood, metal

Africa | Propped by rubble, logs, and faith, a family compound at Yenndouma, Mali, clings to a rock face. (National Geographic, 1969)

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Figura: Sentado Pareja | pueblos Dogon | el Met

Fall 2012 Exam 2 Study Guide - Art History 275 with Ater at University of Maryland - College Park - StudyBlue

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The Dogon are an indigenous tribe located in a region of Mali, south of the Sahara Dessert of Africa. They are a reclusive tribe of people.

Africa | Primordial couple from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood | ca. early to mid 20th century

Africa | Primordial couple from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood | ca. early to mid 20th century

Africa | Figure of a Seated Musician (Koro Player) from the Dogon people of central northern Bandiagara escarpment, Mopti region, Mali | Wood and iron | 18th century | This figure wears a necklace called a korte. Consisting of a series of packets containing verses from the Qur’an, the korte is worn for protection—indicating the influence of Islam even among the Dogon, a largely non-Islamic people.

Figure of a Seated Musician (Koro Player):Culture: Dogon Medium: Wood, iron Place Made: Central northern Bandiagara escarpment, Mopti Region, Mali Dates: late century

Lidded Vessel: Equestrian Figure  16th–early 20th century Mali Dogon peoples  Wood, metal staples

Dogon Lidded Vessel: Equestrian Figure C 20 - This elaborately carved…

Seated Couple [Mali; Dogon peoples] (1977.394.15) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dogon seated couple, Mali, century (wood, metal) / گیلگمش و انکیدو

La majorité des Dogon pratique une religion animiste incluant l'esprit ancestral Nommo, avec ses festivals et une mythologie dans lesquels Sirius joue une part importante.  Une minorité significative des Dogon s'est convertie à l'islam et quelques autres au christianisme. Les Dogon tracent leur ascendance par un système patrilinéaire.

La majorité des Dogon pratique une religion animiste incluant l'esprit ancestral Nommo, avec ses festivals et une mythologie dans lesquels Sirius joue une part importante. Une minorité significative des Dogon s'est convertie à l'islam et quelques autres au christianisme. Les Dogon tracent leur ascendance par un système patrilinéaire.

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