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Door

Artist/Maker: Dogon people (Mali)

Date: late 19th to early 20th century
Medium: wood and iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 57 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (146.1 x 69.9 x 6.4 cm)
Classification: Architectural Elements
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Devore
Terms
Object number: 2000.040.01
DescriptionThe door is a little large for a granary door (the most familiar type of Dogon door) and may be from a Hogon’s (head priest’s) compound. The figures on the door refer to ancestors who protect the millet crop.
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