Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Samba (Somba) Village in Dahomey (Benin)

Republique du Dahomey (Now Benin)
Village Samba

This vintage postcard is unused.

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Shown on the postcard are the great mud castles of the Betammaribe people known as Tata Somba.

The houses consists of a ground floor which has a kitchen and livestock owned by the family and an upper floor or roof designed to dry grains and to sleep.

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Natitingou is a city and commune in north western Benin. 

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