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Dogon clan badges


Dogon clan badges
Forani Collection
Cat. No: IN08-1465 a & b and 1466

Three circular brass medallions showing the image of a turtle, worn by members of clans whose totem was the turtle. 20th century, Dogon people, Mali. Greatest D 6.50 cm., 7.50 cm. and 3.75 cm. Acquired: Banani Kokoro and Tirelli, Bandiagara, Mali.

Photo: John Noone IMG_0456.jpg

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