DOGON ARKS, MALI

Despite their appearance, we believe the arks below were made to be sold.


 

DOGON, Ark 1
12" high x 31" long
$1500

 

DOGON, Ark 1
12" high x 31" long
$1500

 

DOGON, Ark 2
9.25" high x 25.5" long
$1000

 

DOGON, Ark 2
9.25" high x 25.5" long
$1000


 

DOGON, Wood Bowl 3
4" high x 20.5" long
$500

 

DOGON, Wood Bowl 3
4" high x 20.5" long
$500

 

DOGON, Ark 4
10.25" high x 27" long
$300

 DOGON, Ark 4
10.25" high x 27" long
$300


 

DOGON, Ark 5
7.5" high x 17" long
$200

 DOGON, Ark 5
7.5" high x 17" long
$200


 DOGON, Ark 7
8.25" high x 27" long
$1000

  DOGON, Ark 7
8.25" high x 27" long
$1000

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DOGON, ARKS, Mali

Horse-shaped containers, embellished with carved Nommo (ancestor) figures and sun lizards, symbolized the vehicle by which Dogon ancestors descended from heaven to earth. Numbers 4-6 are newer copies.


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