Feb 4, 2016
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Funeral sculptures from Konso, Ethiopia

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Funeral sculptures from Konso, Ethiopia. Photo credit: © Danit Ethiopian Tours.

They resemble totem poles. The author writes:

The site also features anthropomorphic wooden statues – grouped to represent respected members of their communities and particularly heroic events – which are an exceptional living testimony to funerary traditions that are on the verge of disappearing.


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