The Toguna house, decorated with relief carvings of ritual dance masks, is the meeting place for male elders. Its thick thatch provides a cool resting-place for the Dogon elders, protecting them from the heat of the midday sun.


  • Title: Toguna Meetinghouse
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1994
  • Location: Mali
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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