Ceremonial Adze

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Wood, iron, sacrificial materials
Dimensions:
H. 31 x W. 11in. (78.7 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 350
Lester Wunderman, New York, until 1977

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 45.

Imperato, Pascal James. "The art of Mali's Mountain People." In Dogon Cliff Dwellers. New York: L. Kahan Gallery, New York, 1978.

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 46.

Paudrat, Jean-Louis. Dogon. Paris: Editions Dapper, 1994, p. 196.