Katanga Cross Money


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Katanga Cross Money   (1970.01.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
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  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 19th century
Culture Katanga

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.3 cm
Weight 886 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze, Copper
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Forging
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown (10 YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Eyo, Ekpo. Nigeria and the Evolution of Money. Lagos: Central Bank of Nigeria, 1979. Pp. 35-36. Felix, Marc Leo. 100 Peoples of Zaire and Their Sculpture. Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987. Opitz, George. Odd and Curious Money.

Artifact History

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

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