Dogon Grain Ladder

$7,500.00

Product sku AFR331SD6

Description

Old Dogon granary ladder used by the Dogon people of Mali to access upper levels of storage areas or flat roof tops. Hand carved steps with Y shaped top section were useful in everyday life. Agriculture is an essential part of Dogon life and these ladders are a personal belonging tool used to store grains up high for protection from Rodents, theft and humidity. The granary ladder also serves as a symbol of wealth and power status of owner.

Dimensions
Length 16 in
Depth 16 in
Height 76 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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