„Dogon Country, Mali (John Warburton-Lee)“

from the gallery of John Warburton-Lee Photography
Description:

Mali, Dogon Country, Tereli. Masked stilt dancers wearing coconut shells as breasts perform at the Dogon village of Tereli. Tereli is situated among rocks at the base of the spectacular 120-mile-long Bandiagara escarpment. The mask dance is staged at funeral ceremonies to appease the dead and speed them on their way to the ancestral world.

Picture ID: a5335da