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Miscellaneous objects - Tellem bed legs and headrests

Terracotta bed legs, Zone Lacustre, 10th – 12th c. AD, 34.5 x 25 cm

Terracotta bed legs, Zone Lacustre, 10th – 12th c. AD, 34.5 x 25 cm

© Musée national du Mali
Wooden Tellem headrest, Sangha caves (Dogon Country), 11th – 14th c. AD, 10.5 x 19.5 cm

Wooden Tellem headrest, Sangha caves (Dogon Country), 11th – 14th c. AD, 10.5 x 19.5 cm

© Musée national du Mali

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Material
Wood | Terracotta
Type
Furniture | Tools
Details
Terracotta, wood. Small columns with a concave neck. | Concave platforms, either rectangular or square. Often decorated with incisions, crosshatching and/or parallel bands. Measurements: 10 x 20 cm
Red List
Red List of West African Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Mali
Period
10th – 14th c. AD