The Gan of Burkina Faso

A Little-Known Kingdom in Africa

The exhibition presents a great variety of finely worked ornaments and cult objects in “bronze”, production of the Gan people of Burkina Faso. The Gan, neighbours of the Lobi, number about six thousand subjects, located in the south-west region of Burkina Faso. Their ancestors are said to have come from Ghana in the 15th century […]

08 October 2010 01 April 2011 Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva