SENUFO ARKS, Ivory Coast

SENUFO Ark 1
40" long x 8.5" high
$500

SENUFO Ark 2
40" long x 9.5" high
SOLD

Photographs © Tim Hamill

SENUFO ARKS, Ivory Coast

Horse-headed containers, embellished with carved sun lizards and hornbills, functioned for storage as well as for ritual story-telling.

Despite their appearance, these arks show little evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

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