Gold Weight: Seed Pod


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Artifact Identification Gold Weight: Seed Pod   (1969.05.0010)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
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  3. Weights & Measures T&E
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  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Nationalist, 1400 - 1908
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 3.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 0.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.7 cm
Weight 6.4 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Olive Brown (2.5 Y 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977. de Kolb, Eric. Ashanti Goldweights.Gallery d’Hautbarr. New York, NY: 1968.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Oscar H. Dodson
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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