Dogon Couple (Dogon peoples)

Dogon Couple, 18th-early 19th century (Dogon peoples), Mali, wood and metal, 73 x 23.7 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Speakers: Dr. Peri Klemm and Dr. Steven Zucker

Is this a couple, or could this pair relate to a story from Dogon cosmology?

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Cite this page as: Steven Zucker and Dr. Peri Klemm, "Dogon Couple (Dogon peoples)," in Smarthistory, September 16, 2016, accessed October 4, 2023,