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21-DEC-2004

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Johan Gerrits06-Mar-2005 11:11
The basis is from stone, the walls a mixture of leem, straw and manure. At the Dogon (page 5) the man and woman have different huts(barns)for different usage, and are not allowed to enter the barn from the opposite sex.
Retha 06-Mar-2005 03:03
What are these made of? Do you know?
Johan Gerrits28-Feb-2005 18:29
Thanks Kim, they used them as storing rooms for their crops: sorghum and millet
Kim Smith28-Feb-2005 17:30
Thank you. A wonderful and interesting gallery... great colour and composition. Could you tell me what the structures are that are pictured here? ... very unique.