116 images for bandiagara

  • 862-03364196

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Granaries at Tereli - a typical Dogon village at the base of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03364065

    Granary structure and house in Dogon Village at the base of the Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364178

    Mali,Dogon Country. A decorated cave wall at the attractive Dogon village of Songho on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. The circumcision of boys takes place here each year after which the initiates draw pictures or patterns of their choice on the wall using natural pigments.

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  • 862-03364185

    Mali,Dogon Country. A traditional Dogon house with its walls covered with fetishes at Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03736926

    Mali, Bandiagara Escarpment, Songho. A view of Songho village in 'Dogon Country' amidst the outlying cliffs of Bandiagara.

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  • 862-03364206

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked stilt dancers wearing coconut shells as breasts perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 841-02902245

    Escarpment, Bandiagara, Dogon area, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mali, Africa

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  • 862-03364189

    Mali,Dogon Country,Banani. Attractive Dogon villages built among cliffs and rocks at the foot of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. Recent development has taken place on top of the escarpment.

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  • 841-02946642

    Grain stores in Irelli Village, Bandiagara Escarpment, Dogon area, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mali, West Africa, Africa

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  • 841-03032770

    Village of Tereli, near to Sanga, Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon area, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mali, Africa

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  • 862-03364199

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A mask dance at the Dogon village of Tereli which is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is performed at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364216

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364186

    Mali,Dogon Country. A finely carved old Dogon door of a traditional house at Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03364068

    House,meeting area (Casa palava) and granary in Dogon House on Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364184

    Mali,Dogon Country. A traditional Dogon house with a finely carved door at Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03364200

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked dancers leap in the air at the Dogon village of Tereli which is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is performed at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364181

    Mali,Dogon Country,Sangha. A woman returns home from washing clothes in a nearby river with her child slung on her back and a large metal bowl on her head.

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  • 862-03364211

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked dancers wearing the satimbe mask perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. This mask honours the primordial woman who is said to have discovered the original Dogon masks. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364208

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364197

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. The typical Dogon village of Tereli situated among rocks at the base of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. Dwellings have flat roofs while granaries to store millet have pitched thatched roofs.

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  • 862-03364204

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked stilt dancers wearing coconut shells as breasts perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364213

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364198

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. The village elders of Tereli in traditional indigo dress wait for the start of a mask dance. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03364215

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364203

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. The piercing eyes of a masked dancer wearing the fifteen-foot-high Sirige mask at the Dogon village of Tereli which is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364175

    Mali,Dogon Country. An attractive Dogon village on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. The toguna or men’s meeting house is the domed-shaped building on the skyline with dried grass on the roof. Dwellings have flat roofs while the square granaries have pitched thatched roofs.

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  • 841-02902268

    The Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon area, Mali, Africa

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  • 862-03364176

    Mali,Dogon Country. An attractive Dogon village on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. Dwellings have flat roofs while the square granaries have pitched thatched roofs.

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  • 400-04833005

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 862-03364192

    Mali,Dogon Country,Koundu. The attractive Dogon village of Koundu built among rocks beneath a sandstone cliff of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. Dwellings have flat roofs while the numerous granaries to store millet have pitched thatched roofs.

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  • 862-03364193

    Mali,Dogon Country,Koundu. A small settlement built among rocks near the Dogon village of Koundu. Dwellings have flat roofs while granaries to store millet have pitched thatched roofs. The Dogon are animists. The sacred earthen mound on the right with an ostrich egg on top is an altar used for sacrifices by the village hogon or priest to appease the ancestors and purify the village.

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  • 400-04316621

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-04316625

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-04316622

    Early in the morning, sunrise in the Dogons Land on the lake and view on the mosque of the village.

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  • 400-05309698

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-05309696

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 862-03364191

    Mali,Dogon Country,Banani. Part of the Dogon village of Banani situated at the foot of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The Dogon’s burial caves are sited in the almost inaccessible sheer sandstone cliffs behind the village. The caves were originally used by the Tellem who were driven out by the Dogon in the fifteenth century.

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  • 400-05730827

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 862-03364179

    Mali,Dogon Country. An old man operates a narrow loom at Songho,an attractive Dogon village on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. Mali is Africa’s second largest producer of cotton.

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  • 400-05730832

    The Bandiagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the Dogon country of Mali. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-05910051

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-06079843

    The Bandiagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the Dogon country of Mali. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 862-03364210

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer wearing coconut shells as breasts performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364207

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked stilt dancers wearing coconut shells as breasts rest on a high wall at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364182

    Mali,Dogon Country,Sangha. A young man dressed in traditional Dogon attire. The unusual hat is peculiar to the Dogon people.

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  • 862-03437228

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer wearing coconut shell breasts performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364187

    Mali,Dogon Country. A finely carved old Dogon door of a traditional house at Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 862-03364180

    Mali,Dogon Country. An old man,prayer beads in hand,rests near the mosque at Songho.

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  • 862-03364209

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer leaps high in the air at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364201

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. A masked dancer wearing the fifteen-foot-high Sirige mask gyrates at the Dogon village of Tereli which is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is performed at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364202

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked dancers wearing the fifteen-foot-high Sirige mask and stilt dancers perform at the Dogon village of Tereli which is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364214

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked dancers wearing the buffalo mask performs at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364177

    Mali,Dogon Country. The attractive Dogon village of Songho on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. Dwellings have flat roofs while the square granaries have pitched thatched roofs.

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  • 862-03364194

    Mali,Dogon Country,Koundu. The women of the Dogon village of Koundu pound their millet communally on a large flat rock near their village.

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  • 862-03364205

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked stilt dancers wearing coconut shells as breasts perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364063

    Dogon houses built into cliff at the base of the Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364188

    Mali,Dogon Country. Children gather at the entrance to Bongo tunnel which is a natural rock formation near Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment.

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  • 841-02714724

    Village of Banani, Sanga (Sangha) region, Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon region, Mali, Africa

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  • 841-02946663

    Dogon cliff houses and burial chambers, Irelli village, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon area, Mali, Africa

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  • 841-03505135

    Masked ceremonial Dogon dancer near Sangha, Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon area, Mali, West Africa, Africa

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  • 841-03505111

    Portrait of masked ceremonial Dogon dancers near Sangha, Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon area, Mali, West Africa, Africa

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  • 400-06388317

    Toguna is a building where men discuss affairs and take important decisions in the toguna. It is a low building in which one cannot stand upright. This helps avoiding violence when discussions get heated.

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  • 862-03364066

    Meeting area (Casa palava)-symbols of beings that protect meeting areas in the Dogon Village built into cliff at the base Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 400-05730831

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-04817993

    Roof of a mosque in The Bandiagara site with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-05309691

    Spices and cassava (manioc) sold in a small village of Bankass - Dogons Land

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  • 400-04316611

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-04817630

    Typical roof and architecture of Dogon culture - located in Mali

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  • 400-06073307

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-05730830

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-06138266

    Toguna is a building where men discuss affairs and take important decisions in the toguna. It is a low building in which one cannot stand upright. This helps avoiding violence when discussions get heated.

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  • 400-05721339

    The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-04316624

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-06388316

    The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-06388318

    Cows grazing in the dust near Bandiagara Escarpment, Mali, Africa.

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  • 400-06087823

    Semi-desert region of Mali (Africa), near Bandiagara Escarpment.

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  • 400-06087825

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-05721343

    A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular, a man-made object that has power over others. Essentially, fetishism is the ethic attribution of inherent value or powers to an object. Mali, (Africa).

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  • 400-05309734

    Room on the Roof in a Dogon village - The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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  • 400-06079842

    The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpment. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 400-05721340

    Representation on the wall of animals and Dogon masks, Mali (Africa).

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  • 400-05721342

    Granaries in a Dogon village, Mali (Africa). The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

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  • 862-03736928

    Mali, Bandiagara Escarpment, near Bongo and Banani. One of the finest views of the Bandiagara's cliffs

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  • 862-03364190

    Mali,Dogon Country,Banani. Burial caves of the Dogon near Banani in almost inaccessible sandstone cliffs of the 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The caves were originally used by the Tellem who were driven out by the Dogon in the fifteenth century.

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  • 862-03364064

    Dogon houses built into cliff at the base of the Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364075

    Detail of wood carving on support posts to traditional meeting area in the Dogon Village of Sanga on top of the Bandiagara plateau designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364212

    Mali,Dogon Country,Tereli. Masked dancers wearing the satimbe mask perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. This mask honours the primordial woman who is said to have discovered the original Dogon masks. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

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  • 862-03364067

    Local chieftain in Dogon Village built into cliff at the base Bandiagara plateau,designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989

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  • 862-03364183

    Mali,Dogon Country. A scene near Sangha,an attractive Dogon village built among rocks on top of the Bandiagara escarpment. The men's meeting house,or Toguna,is on the skyline.

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  • 400-04316919

    The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful Dogon architecture

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