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Aligned to the four cardinal points and roofed by  a thick layer of millet stalks, the men's house or Togu Na, is the focal point of male society in every Dogon village.
A Dogon woman having her hair dressed.
A Dogon boy.
Dogon sculptures of this type depict their owner at prayer and serve as surrogates placed before an altar throughout a ritual addressed to the spirits.
An altar iron in the form of a stylized figure with upraised arms.
An amulet in the form of a """"nommo"""" figure in the """"shame"""" position.
Niches at the base of the high cliffs  above the village are used to store sacred masks and drums.
A Dogon sculpture of a couple, probably used as a prestige display at the funeral of a wealthy man.
The sheer face of the Bandiagara cliffs towers above a Dogon village.
A divination """"tapper"""" in the form of a miniature """"nommo"""" figure in the so-called shame position.
A nommo figure in the """"shame"""" position.
A Dogon village at dusk.
A Dogon village viewed from a cave in the Bandiagara cliffs.
A nommo figure with upraised arms.
Aligned to the four cardinal points and roofed by  a thick layer of millet stalks, the men's house or Togu Na, is the focal point of male society in every Dogon village.
A finger ring in the form of a man and woman embracing.
A wooden Dogon sculpture of a couple, Mali. Artist: Werner Forman
The mouths of burial caves used by the Tellem in the sheer face of the Bandiagara cliffs near Sanga.
A Dogon man.
A Dogon woman, her hair plaited through a shell ornament, wearing a turban and jewellery.
A root carving possibly representing the """"great snake"""".
A Dogon village at the foot of the Bandiagara cliffs.
A Dogon sculpture, Bandiagara Hills, Mali. Artist: Werner Forman
Mud tombs inside burial caves used by the Tellem in the sheer face of the Bandiagara cliffs near Sanga.
A Dogon woman gives thanks prior to commencing cooking.
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