Gold Dust Spoon

1992.16.0004

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Artifact Identification Gold Dust Spoon   (1992.16.0004)
Classification Science & Technology T&E : Weights & Measures T&E : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Ghana
Period/Date Colonial, Pre – 1908
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 13.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.8 cm
Weight 11 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Forging--Cold, Repoussé
Munsell Color Information Light Gray (5 Y 7/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

SEE 92.16.1. Purchased from Mike and Lynn Noel.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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