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File:Anneaux pendentifs-Dogon-Mali.jpg

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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.

Dogon. happy hunter!

Another happy hunter!

The sky gods from Sirius in Pre-Christian & Pre-Islamic Africa

Mali - Bandiagara Circle, Mopti Region - Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) - ©Sacred sites / Martin Gray

Africa | Older door in the Wall. Dogon country, Mali | Photographer ?

Dogon Granary Door which is more window size, tall including the pegs / nibs x wide. This was field collected from a village near Mopti in Mali, I

Debunking Common Myths About Solar Energy The Dogon Tribe Of Mali West Africa,The Nommos and The Sirius Stars

Far off in the brush of the West Africa there lives a tribe of people that have stirred up a lot of interest in their mythology. The Dogon, from Mali, have some interesting beliefs, elaborate

Africa | "Samana" mask from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood, fiber, pigment | 20th century

Mask (Samana) Date: century Geography: Mali Culture: Dogon peoples Medium: Wood, fiber, pigment Dimensions: H x W x D: 15 x 6 x 8 x x

Pays_Dogon_(81).JPG (2448×3264)

Pays_Dogon_(81).JPG (2448×3264)

Dogon granary door detail - Hamill Gallery  Photography © Tim Hamill  leg shape

Dogon granary door detail - Hamill Gallery Photography © Tim Hamill leg shape

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

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

Item : Dogon door lock, Picture : Three quarters view (approx. 21 Kbytes)

Item : Dogon door lock, Picture : Three quarters view (approx. 21 Kbytes)