Tiebele, Burkina Faso - at the base of a hill overlooking the surrounding sun-drenched West African savannah lies Tiebele an extraordinary painted wall village and this circular hectare complex of intricately embellished earthen architecture.
This Dogon grain hut in Mali is owned by a tribal hunter as indicated by the items hanging from the outside. The pointed roof indicates that it is male owned. A female owned grain hut has a flat roof. A traditionally carved ladder leans against the hut.