Reproduction Weight, Human Form

1971.04.0007

Photo of Reproduction Weight, Human Form

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Reproduction Weight, Human Form   (1971.04.0007)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Science & Technology T&E : Weights & Measures T&E : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Ghana
Period/Date Nationalist, 1950
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.6 cm
Weight 40 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Light Olive Brown (2.5 Y 5/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977. Timothy Garrard has a couple of books on Ashanti goldweights.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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