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Mopti, Mali in Africa

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Featured Mopti Print

Calabashes on sale beside the river Niger at Mopti, once one of the major entrepots

Calabashes on sale beside the river Niger at Mopti, once one of the major entrepots of the trans-Saharan trade caravans. The trade routes converging on the Niger bend were the heart of the great medieval empires of Mali and Songhai. Towns such as Mopti and Timbuktu became centres of trade, industry and Islamic learning. Country of Origin: Mali. Culture: Islamic. Period/ Date: late 1950's - early 1960's. Place of Origin: Mopti, Niger bend. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 30

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

Featured Mopti Print

A terracotta figure of a man excavated in the Djenne/Mopti area

A terracotta figure of a man excavated in the Djenne/Mopti area. Most of these figures are found in wall cavities in the ruins of mud-brick houses. It is thought that they either represent devotees in household ancestral shrines or were intended to protect the house from flooding by the Niger. Country of Origin: Mali. Culture: Djenne/Mopti. Date/Period: c.13-14th C. Place of Origin: Area between Niger and Bani Rivers. Material Size: Terracotta. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Formerly Entwistle Gallery, now Detroit Institute of Arts. Location: 35

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

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Mali, Dogon Country, Koundu

Mali, Dogon Country, Koundu. A small settlement built among rocks near the Dogon village of Koundu. Dwellings have flat roofs while granaries to store millet have pitched thatched roofs. The Dogon are animists. The sacred earthen mound on the right with an ostrich egg on top is an altar used for sacrifices by the village hogon or priest to appease the ancestors and purify the village

© Nigel Pavitt/John Warburton-Lee Photography Ltd