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Dogon people Inner Niger delta, Bandiagara cliffs, Mali
Binu ancestor cult figure early 16th century? Place made: Mali
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, metal (iron), sacrificial encrustations carving, ironworking
Primary Insc: 2 self-adhesive stickers on base at rear: "Dogon 28" and "L71 - 86"
Dimensions: 16.7 h x 6.7 w x 7.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.246
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York