Dogon. <em>Togu Na Post</em>, 19th century. Wood, 92 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (235 x 67.3 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lorenz, 1993.179.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.179.2_SL1.jpg)

Togu Na Post


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 92 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (235 x 67.3 x 16.5 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H22, FLOOR

Accession Number: 1993.179.2

Image: 1993.179.2_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tall, narrow, rectangularly shaped length of wood, forked at upper end. Four protruding breasts, in two groups of 2, carved 57" from bottom of post. Group of breasts: 5" high, 5" wide, 2 3/4 " deep. Forked portion approx. 13" long. CONDITION: Surface dirt and cracking throughout. Prominent crack beneath one side of breasts. Wood blackened on upper portion (45" from bottom and up). Worn and pitted at upper part of lighter portion (34" - 35" from bottom).

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