Dogon Grain Ladder


Product sku AFR331SD6


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.

Length 16 in
Depth 16 in
Height 76 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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