Koutammakou the Land of the Batammariba Location: Kara Region Date received: In terms of the categories of cultural property set out in Article 1 of the World Heritage Convention, this is a site. In terms of the Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention, paragraph 39, this is a cultural landscape.
This African tribe from Togo and Benin were experts in penis enlargement way before plastic surgery
In Benin, where they are known as Somba, they can be found around Atakora mountain range of northwestern Benin sharing a border with their Gur relatives in neighbouring Burkina Faso who also have a huge interest in architecture. A Batammariba initiation ritual — Wikimedia Commons The penis elongation and enlargement procedure, which was mainly done among the Somba, was part of the processes to initiate boys into adulthood. A traditional herb is pounded and robbed on the penis, then, a branch of a tree or an ivory is cut and a hole of a particular size is made for the initiate. The initiate puts his penis in it for some months until it reaches a particular size and length of his choice and can now remove it, according to historical accounts.