Ritual Ancestor Trough

Unidentified Dogon maker


19th-early 20th century


Overall: 55 in. (139.7 cm)

Overall: 55 in. (139.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John A. Friede, Class of 1960



Place Made: Sangha, Mali, Western Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

African Images, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1972.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1985, p. 66, no. 32.


Furman Gallery, New York; John A. Friede, New York; given to present collection, 1968.

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