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The precise  origin of the Dogon,  like those of many other ancient cultures, is undetermined. Their civilization just emerged, in much th...

The precise origin of the Dogon, like those of many other ancient cultures, is undetermined. Their civilization just emerged, in much th...

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AN NDEBELE HOUSE PAINTINGIn the century, the Ndzundza Ndebele people of South Africa created their own tradition and style of house painting. Ndebele houses are painted by women as part of their.

As the story goes ... in the late 1930s, four Dogon priests shared their most important secret tradition with two French anthropologists, Marcel Griaule and Germain Dieterlen after they had spent an apprenticeship of fifteen years living with the tribe. These were secret myths about the star Sirius, which is 8.6 light years from the Earth. The Dogon priests said that Sirius had a companion star that was invisible to the human eye.

Dogon priests circa correctly state that Sirius had a companion star that was invisible to the human eye.

Africa | "One of the very last Hogons" - Dogon medicinal and ritual specialist, Mali. | ©Alfred Weidinger | Lovely indigo resist dyed cloth, he is wearing.

Photo: Alfred Weidinger "one of the very last Hogons" - Dogon medicinal and ritual specialist, Mali.

Men dogon decorated with paintings of dancers and masks the entrance to the House of the Word, Ireli (January 2008)    www.vicentemendez.com

African Dogon man decorating with paintings of dancers and masks the entrance to the House of the Word

Satimbe Mask - Dogon People, Mali

Satimbe Mask - Dogon People, Mali

The precise  origin of the Dogon,  like those of many other ancient cultures, is undetermined. Their civilization just emerged, in much th...

The precise origin of the Dogon, like those of many other ancient cultures, is undetermined. Their civilization just emerged, in much th...

As an irrigator guides water to his fields, as an archer aims an arrow, as a carpenter carves wood, the wise shape their lives. The Buddha

Africa | Dogon masked dancer.  Mali | ©Henning Christoph

Africa | Dogon masked dancer. Mali | ©Henning Christoph

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thehallofpathos: Dogon door (via tontonmichel)

Dogon Mosque - Mali, Africa

The precise origin of the Dogon, like those of many other ancient cultures, is undetermined. Their civilization just emerged, in much th.

Architecture | Stichting Dogon Onderwijs

A fantastic and very old Dogon granary door collected by Jean-François Maurel in J.Maurel was a famous archivist and palaeographer of Africa early

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