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Wooden Bas-Relief
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Wooden Bas-Relief

This wooden bas-relief, made by the Senufo group, portrays zoomorphic motifs, in particular the bird Kalao. According to their beliefs, this bird was responsible for transferring the soul to the world of the dead. The Senufo group is closely related peoples of northern Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and southeastern Mali, in West Africa.

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