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Kassena Royal Court and Mausoleum Complex, Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

Kassena Royal Court and Mausoleum Complex, Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

photo noir et blanc : architecture africaine, mosquée, ethnie Dogon, Nando, Mali, intérieur, terre

From ‘Butabu: Adobe Architecture of West Africa’, co-authored by photographer James Morris and Suzanne Preston Blier.

archatlas: “African Canvas Margaret Courtney-Clarke The Art of Africa is a casualty of colonial exploitation, surviving principally in the museums of other countries. ~ Nadine Gordimer ”My objective.

Africa | Detail of the carved wooden pillars of a Taguna.  Dogon Country, Mali | Image ©Michel Renaudeau

Detail of the carved wooden pillars of a Taguna in Dogon Country, Mali.

Dogon architecture.   The joy is in the details. Above are details found in…

africandiversity: “ More on Dogon architecture. See our last post on Dogon architecture. The joy is in the details. Above are details found in Dogon architecture. The Dogon people are an ethnic group.

TirelliCéremonie Dogon dans le village de Tirelli dans la falaise de Bandiagara au Mali.

TirelliCéremonie Dogon dans le village de Tirelli dans la falaise de Bandiagara au Mali.

Africa |  A Dogon village.    The Dogon people are an ethnic group that live in the central region of Mali, as well as parts of Niger.

A Dogon village. The Dogon people are an ethnic group that live in the central region of Mali, as well as parts of Niger.

This Dogon grain hut in Mali is owned by a tribal hunter as indicated by the items hanging from the outside.

This Dogon grain hut in Mali is owned by a tribal hunter as indicated by the items hanging from the outside. The pointed roof indicates that it is male owned. A female owned grain hut has a flat roof. A traditionally carved ladder leans against the hut.

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