Asantehene’s Bracelet

1999.14.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Asantehene’s Bracelet   (1999.14.0001)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Adornment : Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Ghana
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 12.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 6.6 cm
Weight 219 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Metal--Gold
Manufacturing Processes Gilding, Carved, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Cole, p.36, nos. 48, 49.

Bibliography

"Asante empire" Encyclopædia Britannica Online. <http://search.eb.com/bol/topic?eu=9925&sctn=1> [Accessed 25 June 2000]. Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977. p.36. (3-29)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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