Dogon Talisman - Sun and Shell - Mali - Bronze, shell. Cm. 6,3 x 3,7 (2.48″ x 1.45″). Gr. 19,0 (0.67 oz.). Lost-wax casting. The mold is destroyed every time; every object is a unique piece. The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region.